By Elise Viebeck - 12/18/12 02:59 PM EST
In the ensuing months, Camp often wore a baseball cap around Capitol Hill to cover his hair loss from the treatments.
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, or NHL, begins in the cells of the immune system.
Its survival rate is 63 percent over 5 years and 51 percent 10, according to the American Cancer Society. Some patients, like Camp, may make a full recovery.
Camp's subtype was non-Hodgkin's large B-cell lymphoma.