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Your questions answered: Is the number of people being diagnosed with lymphoma increasing? If so, why?

Lymphocyte with red blood cells

Around 15 out of every 100,000 people in the population are diagnosed with lymphoma each year in the UK. This is called the ‘incidence’ of lymphoma and it is increasing year on year. We don’t know why this is, but we do know that it isn’t just because we are better at diagnosing lymphoma.