Do they ever use chemotherapy for hodgkin disease?

Yes. Chemotherapy is frequently used to treat hodgkin lymphoma. The amount of chemotherapy and use of radiation depend on the stage of the disease. This is a highly curable type of cancer.

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What will Happen IF we Stop chemotherapy after 3 Cycle in Hodgkin Lymphoma?

Talk to your doctor. I would strongly suggest you talk this out we your oncologist. The present chemotherapy regimens exist to allow you the best chance at remission. While stopping early doesn't mean the end of the world - it does mean you may hurt your chances at successful treatment - something like this shouldn't be done lightly. Please take your time with a decision like this and rely on trusted care providers. Read more...

Chemotherapy in hodgkin lymphoma what's the side effects and in future condition any long term side efect?

Chemo side effects. Exact side effects depend on the specific combination of drugs your oncologist is using, but generally you can see the following: lack of energy/extreme fatigue, nausea, vomiting, low blood counts which can increase your risk of other infections, diarrhea, sore mouth sometimes with ulcers, thinning or loss of hair. Your doc can give you some meds to help with some side effects but not all. Read more...

What are the best chemotherapy center for high grade non hodgkin lymphoma?

MD Anderson. Md anderson, houston texas, is the best. Toll-free from mexico and canada: 800-811-6167 e-mail: [email protected] Read more...
Depends on location. High grade nhl is curable and should be evaluated & treated at a center with experience. However, the treatment may be 4-6 months long and patient will also need family/caregiver support. If the diagnosis is confirmed, subtype properly identified and adequately staged treatment may be safely and skillfully delivered at local or regional cancer center. Access to clinical trials is very helpful. Read more...

What are the best chemotherapy drugs for non hodgkin lymphoma?

This depends. Non-hodgkin lymphoma comprises many different types of lymphoma. "best" treatment depends upon the subtype of lymphoma. Regimens for b-cell lymphoma include rituximab, and for t-cell do not. Chop, fcr, bendamustine are some of the regimens available. Read more...

Is transfer factor safe to take even if you are on chemotherapy for hodgkin lymphoma?

Transfer factor? Not sure what you mean by transfer factor? Perhaps you mean growth factors such as Filgrastim (filgrastin) or pegfilgrastim? If that is the case then yes. Make sure to ask your oncologist about anything you are taking on your own since many things can interfere with chemotherapy. Read more...