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A 25-year-old male asked:

Is hodgkins lymphoma curable even if it has metastasized? a girl i know has hodgkins and it has started spreading

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Usually curable: Today's protocols cure a large majority of Hodgkin's cases even if it's spread. In fact, it's usually in a couple of places when it presents, regardless. I am glad you are there for your friend at this time and wish you both the best.
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