You might have one or more of these tests to find out the type of lymphoma and see whether it has spread. Rarely you might have other tests such as endoscopy.
A CT scan might show which lymph nodes are affected by non Hodgkin lymphoma.
Find out how you have a PET scan and what happens afterwards.
Learn about bone marrow tests and how you have them.
Ultrasound scans are useful for looking at individual organs such as the liver and kidneys and showing any changes.
Find out about having a lumbar puncture including what it is, how you have it and what happens afterwards.
Find out what an MRI scan is, how you have it and what happens afterwards.
You only have this test if you have bone pain. It checks for non Hodgkin lymphoma in the bones.