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How is non-hodgkin lymphoma (nhl ) treated?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
7 doctors agree
In brief: Often chemo
Some nhl types and stages are treated with chemotherapy alone.
Some require the use of radiation therapy alone or with chemo. Surgery is typically only used for making the diagnosis.

In brief: Often chemo
Some nhl types and stages are treated with chemotherapy alone.
Some require the use of radiation therapy alone or with chemo. Surgery is typically only used for making the diagnosis.
Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham
Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham
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Dr. Brian Lawenda
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Chemo +/-radiation
The standard first-line treatments for non-hodgkin lymphoma are chemotherapy (+/- radiation therapy.
) the decision on which chemotherapy drugs, the length of treatment and the use of radiation depends on the stage of lymphoma and the response to treatment. Learn more here: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/adult-non-hodgkins/patient.

In brief: Chemo +/-radiation
The standard first-line treatments for non-hodgkin lymphoma are chemotherapy (+/- radiation therapy.
) the decision on which chemotherapy drugs, the length of treatment and the use of radiation depends on the stage of lymphoma and the response to treatment. Learn more here: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/adult-non-hodgkins/patient.
Dr. Brian Lawenda
Dr. Brian Lawenda
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