THE DIFFERENT STAGES OF LYMPHOMA (4TH IS SHOCKING…!)

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Stages

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

Knowing the stage helps your doctor to decide what treatment you need.

Stage 1

This means there is Hodgkin lymphoma in either:

  • 1 group of lymph nodes
  • 1 body organ
Diagram showing stage 1 Hogkin lymphoma

Treatment for stage 1 Hodgkin lymphoma is usually 2 to 4 cycles of chemotherapy. You might also have radiotherapy.

 

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