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Living with and beyond lymphoma

It takes time but most people adjust well to life after a diagnosis of lymphoma and find a ‘new normal’. This might involve making some changes to your everyday life.

In this section, you’ll find information to help you live well with and beyond lymphoma.

You might also be interested in our Live your Life (self-management) programme.

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Everyday life and healthy living

A healthy lifestyle has lots of benefits, both physically and emotionally. It can also help prepare you for treatment, reduce the risk of side effects, and lower the likelihood of developing other illnesses in the future.

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After treatment

Be patient with yourself as you adjust to life after treatment. Attend follow-up appointments and routine health checks, and ask your medical team or GP if you have any concerns – don’t wait until your next planned appointment.

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Emotional wellbeing, feelings and relationships

A diagnosis of lymphoma can bring a whole range of feelings. It’s not uncommon for a diagnosis to affect relationships too.

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Travel to another country

If you’re planning a trip to another country, it’s important to plan ahead and take necessary safety precautions.


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