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Types of lymphoma

There are over 60 different types of lymphoma, which are sorted into groups or subtypes. Different types of lymphoma can behave differently and need different treatment. 

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Lymphoma in children and young people

Some types of lymphoma are more common in children and young people than in adults, and they can be treated differently. 

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Hodgkin lymphoma

Learn more about classical Hodgkin lymphoma and nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin lymphoma.

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Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Read about the different types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), including slow-growing (low-grade) and fast-growing (high-grade) NHL. 

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Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) and small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL)

CLL and SLL are different forms of the same disorder, classified as a B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma. CLL cells are found mainly in the blood and SLL cells are found mainly in the lymph nodes. 

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Lymphoma in specific situations

Find more information about lymphoma in specific situations, like lymphoma in your central nervous system or transformed lymphoma.

Skin lymphoma

Lymphoma that is only in the skin is treated differently to lymphoma that affects the whole body. Learn more about skin lymphoma and how to manage it. 

CNS lymphoma

Read about lymphoma in your central nervous system (brain, spinal cord and eyes).

Lymphoma with other conditions

If you have lymphoma together with other conditions, you might need different treatment. Learn more about lymphoma with HIV, after an organ transplant or in pregnancy.

Other rare high-grade B-cell lymphomas

Some lymphomas are difficult to classify. Learn more about grey zone, double-hit, triple-hit and high-grade B-cell lymphomas, not otherwise specified (NOS).


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