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Getting diagnosed

You usually start by seeing your GP. They will examine you and might refer you for tests or to a specialist. 

If diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma you will need more tests to find out which lymph nodes are affected. 


Find out about the symptoms you might get if you have non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and when to see your GP.

Seeing your GP

Find out what happens when you see your GP and how to get the most out of your appointment.

Referral to a specialist

Find out when GPs refer people to see a non-Hodgkin lymphoma specialist. 


Find out why there is no screening programme for non-Hodgkin lymphoma. 

Tests to diagnose

See which tests you might have to check for signs of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. 

Tests to stage

You might have one or more of these tests to find out the type of lymphoma and see whether it has spread. 

Last reviewed: 
27 Oct 2017

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