Surgery isn't often used to treat non Hodgkin lymphoma. But it can be used to remove a lymph node for testing, to remove limited disease from an affected organ or, rarely, to remove the spleen.
Surgery isn’t often used to treat non Hodgkin lymphoma. This is because other treatments such as chemotherapy, biological therapy or radiotherapy usually work well and are the main treatments.
Find out what happens before surgery, the people you'll meet and the exercises you need to do.
Find out about what you need to take in, what to expect and how to prepare to make it less stressful.
You'll probably go into hospital on the day of your operation.
Find out what happens on the day of your surgery and how you have an anaesthetic.
Find out what to expect and possible problems after surgery.