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About lymphoma

Lymphoma is the fifth most common cancer in the UK.


COVID-19 and lymphoma

Information about COVID-19 for people with lymphoma including vaccines and treatments. 

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What is lymphoma?

Find out about the body’s lymphatic system, lymphoma, and its possible causes.

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Lymphoma symptoms

Symptoms of lymphoma

Learn about the common symptoms of lymphoma.

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Tests, diagnosis and staging

Find out about the tests you might have to diagnose and stage lymphoma, including blood tests, biopsies, X-rays and scans.

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Treatment for lymphoma

Learn about treatments for lymphoma, including chemotherapy, radiotherapy, active monitoring (watch and wait), stem cell transplants and targeted drugs.

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Living with lymphoma

Learn how lymphoma and its treatment might affect your everyday life. We give tips to help you adjust to these changes.

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Side effects of treatment

Learn about the possible short and long-term side effects of lymphoma treatment and how to manage them.

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Relationships and caring

Lymphoma can put pressure on relationships. We give suggestions to help you communicate with family, friends and colleagues.


Living with and beyond lymphoma

Find tips to help you live well with and beyond lymphoma, including about exercise, diet and nutrition. We suggest ways of managing the day-to-day practicalities of living with lymphoma.


of lymphoma diagnosis

  • 5th

    5th most common

    Lymphoma is the fifth most common cancer in the UK (after breast, lung, colon and prostate cancers)

  • 1 in 10

    1 in 10 childhood cancers

    Around 1 in 10 cancers diagnosed in children are lymphomas

  • 1

    Most common blood cancer

    Lymphoma is the most common blood cancer


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