Symptoms

Find out about the symptoms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and when to see your GP.

Risks and causes

Factors that increase the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma include certain types of infection, 

 

Survival

Find out about survival for non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).

Getting diagnosed

Find out what to expect when you see a GP, when you might see a specialist and the tests you may need.

Types and grades

There are many different types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Doctors also give NHL a grade, depending on how quickly it is likely to grow.

Stages of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

The stage shows whether the non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is in one area of your body (localised) or has spread to other areas. There are 4 stages for NHL.

Treatment

Your treatment depends on the type, grade and stage of your non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Treatment might include chemotherapy, targeted drugs, steroids, radiotherapy and transplants.

Living with non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Get advice and support to help you cope during and after your treatment.

Research and clinical trials

Read about the latest research into non-Hodgkin lymphoma and see how you can take part in a clinical trial.

Last reviewed: 
12 Jan 2021
Next review due: 
12 Jan 2024

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