Debra Wood, RN
Some factors associated with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, like some viral infections, are usually not unavoidable. However, some factors that contribute to a weakened immune system can be modified. To keep your immune system strong:
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Last reviewed March 2015 by Mohei Abouzied, MD
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