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Adult Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Adult Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

For more information from the National Cancer Institute about adult non-Hodgkin lymphoma, see the following:

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Home Page
  • What You Need to Know About™ Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Drugs Approved for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Targeted Cancer Therapies
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Targeted Therapies (Advances in Targeted Therapies and Targeted Therapies for Lymphoma)
  • Biological Therapies for Cancer: Questions and Answers

For general cancer information and other resources from the National Cancer Institute, see the following:

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Understanding Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma -- Diagnosis & Treatment

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is diagnosed by a tissue biopsy. If there is an enlarged, painless lymph node, without of an infection, a biopsy will be needed.  To perform a lymph node biopsy a doctor will cut into the lymph node to remove a sample of tissue or remove the entire lymph node. If the biopsy shows non-Hodgkin lymphoma, further testing will be needed to determine the specific type  as well as to determine the stage of disease. Depending on your specific symptoms, the type of the lymphoma, its...

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    Last Updated: September 04, 2014
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