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At this time, there are no screening tests for lymphoma. The best way to find lymphoma early is to pay attention to possible signs and symptoms. If you are at higher risk for lymphoma, regular check-ups are also important.
Diagnosing lymphoma begins with an office visit to your doctor. Your doctor will ask about your medical history and the symptoms you are experiencing, conduct a physical examination and likely refer you for further testing.
Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a highly curable cancer. However, survival rates for both non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and Hodgkin’s lymphoma depend on many factors, including cancer type and stage.
When lymphoma is diagnosed, tests measure the spread of the cancer. This is called staging. It helps your doctors recommend the best treatment plan for your specific needs.
When your doctor explains your stage, ask as many questions as you need. Your care team will be by your side at every step to make sure you have enough information to be in control of your health care choices.