2 doctors weighed in:

What's the difference between hodgkin lymphoma and non hodgkin lymphoma? Is one a lot worse than the other?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many.

Nhl is treated with different chemotherapy than hd.
Stage for stage hd carries a better prognosis. Hd usually occurs in the young adult and the elderly; nhl occurs most often during middle age. Many different grades of nhl (low grade, intermediate, high) while hd is not divided into grades.

In brief: Many.

Nhl is treated with different chemotherapy than hd.
Stage for stage hd carries a better prognosis. Hd usually occurs in the young adult and the elderly; nhl occurs most often during middle age. Many different grades of nhl (low grade, intermediate, high) while hd is not divided into grades.
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Steven Seres
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
18 years in practice
497K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors