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What are the main treatments for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma?

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The main treatments for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma are:

  • Chemotherapy, which uses drugs to kill cancer cells
  • Radiation therapy, which uses high-energy rays to destroy cancer cells
  • Immunotherapy, which uses your body's immune system to attack cancer cells
  • Targeted therapy that targets aspects of lymphoma cells to curb their growth

From: What Is Lymphoma? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Hodgkin Disease," "Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma."

Cancer Research UK: "About Hodgkin Lymphoma."

Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research: "Hodgkin Lymphoma Prognosis."

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: "The Lymphoma Guide."

Lymphoma Research Foundation: "Physical Well-Being."

NHS: "Non-Hodgkin lymphoma."

Reviewed by Louise Chang on February 04, 2018

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Hodgkin Disease," "Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma."

Cancer Research UK: "About Hodgkin Lymphoma."

Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research: "Hodgkin Lymphoma Prognosis."

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: "The Lymphoma Guide."

Lymphoma Research Foundation: "Physical Well-Being."

NHS: "Non-Hodgkin lymphoma."

Reviewed by Louise Chang on February 04, 2018

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