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Treatment

The main treatments for Hodgkin lymphoma include chemotherapy and radiotherapy. The treatment you have depends on a number of things such as the type and stage of Hodgkin lymphoma and your general health.

Treatment decisions

The treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma is usually very successful. How much treatment you need depends on the stage of your disease. 

Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy uses high energy rays to kill Hodgkin lymphoma cells. Find out more about this treatment. 

Chemotherapy

Read about chemotherapy and the drugs used to treat Hodgkin lymphoma.

Steroids

Information about steroid treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma, including possible side effects.

Targeted therapy

Targeted therapies are drugs that change the way that cells work and help the body control the growth of cancer.
 

Stem cell and bone marrow transplants

Find out about a stem cell or bone marrow transplant for Hodgkin lymphoma and how you have your stem cells taken.

Follow up appointments

Find out about follow up appointments and tests after treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma.

If Hodgkin lymphoma comes back

Information about the different treatments you might have if your Hodgkin lymphoma comes back.

Last reviewed: 
09 Oct 2020
Next review due: 
09 Oct 2023

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