A 43-year-old member asked:
i've recently been diagnosed with non-hodgkins lymphoma. what is the life expectancy without medical treatment?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
Depends: Non hodgkin's lymphoma is not a disease but a huge container of diseases with all sort of behaviors and prognoses. Some nhl patients may live decades without treatment (may not even know they have it) whereas in others, death may come in weeks or months. Your oncologist can explain that to you in more detail based on your specific situation. Best to you.
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Last updated Apr 21, 2013
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