B cell

B cells

What are B cells? B cells (also called B lymphocytes) are a type of white blood cell and a part of the immune system. B cells come from hematopoietic stem cells found in the bone marrow. These cells are called stem cells because they give rise to all the cells in the blood and immune …
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Diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL)

What is diffuse large B cell lymphoma? Diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is a type of cancer that starts from specialized immune cells called B cells. DLBCL is the most common type of lymphoma to affect adults and typically arises in people greater than 65 years old. This type of cancer is slightly more …
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