Hodgkin's Disease is also commonly known as Lymphoma, it is a cancer of the lymphatic system. This lymphatic system is the one responsible for draining the fluids and waste products from the bodies organs.
Lymph nodes are the ones who strain out the harmful organisms and cancerous cells from invading the body.
Lymphoma occurs when the lymphocytes multiply uncontrollably that produces malignant cells that invades the tissues throughout your body.
People who have congenital immune deficiency syndromes are prone to having Lymphoma. People treated with immunosupressant drugs after organ transplant and people infected with AIDS are also prone to Lymphoma.