Your treatment depends on several factors. These include the number and places in the body that are affected by lymphoma (the stage) and the type of lymphoma.
Find out how your doctor decides which treatment you need for non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). And read about the types of treatment you might have.
Low grade non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) tends to grow slowly. The treatment you have depends on whether your NHL is limited or advanced.
High grade non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) tends to grow faster than low grade NHL. The treatment you have depends on the stage of the cancer.
Chemotherapy uses anti cancer drugs to destroy cancer cells. You might have a combination of chemotherapy drugs for NHL.
Targeted therapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses drugs or other substances to seek out and destroy cancer cells. Targeted drugs are used to treat Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).
You might hear CAR T-cell therapy called a type of adoptive cell transfer. It's a possible treatment for some children with leukaemia and some adults with lymphoma.
Radiotherapy uses high energy rays to kill cancer cells. See how you might have it for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
High dose chemotherapy damages the stem cells that make blood cells in the bone marrow. So after this intensive treatment you have a stem cell or bone marrow transplant to replace the cells.
Surgery isn’t often used as to treat non-Hodgkin lymphoma. See when you might have it and what to expect at the hospital.
Find out about follow up appointments and tests after treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Find out about treatment if your lymphoma comes back after treatment.