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NCCN Guidelines for Patients


Hodgkin Lymphoma, Version 1.2015

Part 5 is a guide to the treatment

options for people with nodular

lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin

lymphoma. This cancer is a very rare

type of Hodgkin lymphoma.

First-time treatment is listed in Parts 5.1 and 5.2 by

cancer stage.* If unknown, ask your treatment team

what is the cancer stage. Part 5.3 lists treatment

options for if first-time treatment fails. Follow-up care

is addressed in Part 5.4.

This information is taken from the treatment

guidelines written by NCCN experts of Hodgkin

lymphoma. These treatment guidelines list options for

people with this cancer in general. Thus, your doctors

may suggest other treatment based on your health

and personal wishes.

* Carbone, Paul PP, et al. Report of the Committee on Hodgkin’s

Disease Staging Classification.

Cancer Res

. 1971 Nov;31(11):1860-1.


Treatment guide: Nodular lymphocyte-

predominant Hodgkin lymphoma

Hodgkin lymphoma