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About lymphoma

Lymphoma is the fifth most common cancer in the UK.

What is lymphoma?

Find out what lymphoma is, what it does to your body, its possible causes and the symptoms you might experience.

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Treatment for lymphoma

Find out about different treatments for lymphoma, including chemotherapy, radiotherapy, 'watch and wait', stem cell transplants and targeted drugs.

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Tests, diagnosis and staging

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

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Living with lymphoma

Learn how lymphoma and its treatment might affect your everyday life and things you can do to help yourself adjust to these changes. 

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Side effects of treatment

Learn about the possible side effects of lymphoma treatment and strategies to help you cope with them.


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  • 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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