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What color are ribbons for lymphoma cancer?

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Lymphoma cancer awareness is expressed by wearing a lime green ribbon, according to the cancer awareness and support organization Choose Hope. Awareness for Hodgkin lymphoma in particular is expressed with a violet ribbon.

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Lymphomas are solid cancers of the white blood cells, according to WebMD. Lymphomas can be categorized as Hodgkin or non-Hodgkin types based on the specific cells they affect; Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is much more common than Hodgkin. When diagnosed early, lymphomas are often curable but are still one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society. People can show your support for lymphoma awareness and research with either a lime-green or violet ribbon.

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