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Is non-hodgkin lymphoma curable?

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Dr. Christian Schultheis answered

Specializes in Hematology and Oncology

There are 3 basic types: low grade, intermediate, and high grade lymphoma. Intermediate and high grade are potentially curable because they are replicating rapidly. Low grade lymphomas are not curable because typically replicating slowly. Low grade are only treated when needed. Hope this helps.

Answered Oct 31, 2018

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi answered

Specializes in Radiation Oncology

Are curable, others resist treatment, and some are 'indolent' and can recur many years later and then respond for many more years.

Answered Aug 25, 2017

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