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    Childhood Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Treatment Options for Childhood Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Low-stage Childhood Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Treatment of low-stage (stage I or II) non-Hodgkin lymphoma in children and adolescents may include the following:

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    Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with stage I childhood large cell lymphoma, stage I childhood small noncleaved cell lymphoma, stage I childhood lymphoblastic lymphoma, stage I childhood anaplastic large cell lymphoma, stage II childhood large cell lymphoma, stage II childhood small noncleaved cell lymphoma, stage II childhood lymphoblastic lymphoma and stage II childhood anaplastic large cell lymphoma. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. Talk with your child's doctor about clinical trials that may be right for your child. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.

    High-stage Childhood B-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Treatment for high-stage (stage III or IV) B-cell (Burkitt and Burkitt-like) non-Hodgkin lymphoma in children and adolescents may include the following:

    • Combination chemotherapy.
    • Intrathecal or systemic chemotherapy for cancer in the brain or spinal cord.
    • A clinical trial of combination chemotherapy with or without a monoclonal antibody.

    Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with stage III childhood large cell lymphoma, stage III childhood small noncleaved cell lymphoma, stage IV childhood large cell lymphoma and stage IV childhood small noncleaved cell lymphoma. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. Talk with your child's doctor about clinical trials that may be right for your child. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.

    High-stage Childhood Lymphoblastic Lymphoma

    Treatment of high-stage (stage III or IV) lymphoblastic lymphoma in children and adolescents may include the following:

    • Combination chemotherapy with or without radiation therapy to the brain.
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