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Cancer - lymphoma

Risk factors: previous viral infection, heredity, immune system dysfunction, exposure to herbicides and pesticides, black hair dye, diet high in red meat, exposure to benzene.

Symptoms: depend on the location of the lymphoma – if in the abdominal area – abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting – if in the brain – headaches, vision changes and seizures – if in the bone marrow – anaemia.