Certain factors affect prognosis (chance of recovery) and treatment options.
The prognosis (chance of recovery) and treatment options depend on the following:
The patient's signs and symptoms.
The stage of the cancer.
The type of Hodgkin lymphoma.
Blood test results.
The patient's age, gender, and general health.
Whether the cancer is recurrent or progressive.
For Hodgkin lymphoma during pregnancy, treatment options also depend on:
The wishes of the patient.
The age of the fetus.
Adult Hodgkin lymphoma can usually be cured if found and treated early.
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