The Lymphatic System - For more information


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WWW Sites

Human Body Project: Lymphatic System
Site provides a brief overview of the lymphatic system: its functions and major organs, its interaction with other body systems, and the various diseases and disorders that can affect it.

Human Lymphatic System Tutorial
An article that provides a nontechnical overview of the lymphatic system, focusing on its parts and what can go wrong.

Lymphatic System
Site contains fifty-four slides (links) that provide information or answer questions about the lymphatic system and its various parts.

Lymphoma Resources Page
An extensive and well-organized site presenting information on Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma as they affect both adults and children. Also includes a glossary and a list of books focusing on lymphomas.

National Center for HIV, STD, & TB Prevention
Homepage of the CDC's division of HIV/AIDS prevention. Presents recent information on HIV and AIDS.

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Web Page
A site developed by a sufferer of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma to provide readers with a view of the disease, covering initial symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and possible cures.

Understanding Lymphoma
A site run by the Lymphoma Research Foundation of Canada that provides an overview of the lymphatic system and the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of lymphomas.

Virtual Anatomy Textbook: The Lymphatic System
Site provides a brief but informative look into the body's defense system. Text and illustrations/pictures explain the various parts of the lymphatic system.

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