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How do you take chemo for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma?

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Sometimes doctors inject the medicine into your vein, and sometimes you take it in a pill form. Chemo can also be combined with other treatments, including radiation therapy, targeted therapy, or immunotherapy. Most chemotherapy for lymphoma, whether you take one drug or a few at once, can be done in a clinic, so you won't have to stay overnight in a hospital. You might need a short hospital stay if your treatment plan calls for frequent infusions of drugs into your blood.

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Medscape: "Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment & Management."

American Cancer Society: "How is non-Hodgkin lymphoma treated?" "Chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma," "Radiation therapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma," "Immunotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma," "Targeted therapy drugs for non-Hodgkin lymphoma," "High-dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplant for non-Hodgkin lymphoma."

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: "Chemotherapy and Drug Therapy," "Radiation Therapy."

Lymphoma Association: "Watch and wait for lymphoma."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on April 25, 2018

SOURCES:

Medscape: "Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment & Management."

American Cancer Society: "How is non-Hodgkin lymphoma treated?" "Chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma," "Radiation therapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma," "Immunotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma," "Targeted therapy drugs for non-Hodgkin lymphoma," "High-dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplant for non-Hodgkin lymphoma."

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: "Chemotherapy and Drug Therapy," "Radiation Therapy."

Lymphoma Association: "Watch and wait for lymphoma."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on April 25, 2018

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