NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Hodgkin Lymphoma, Version 1.2015
stem cell transplant
A cancer treatment that destroys bone marrow then replaces
it by adding healthy blood stem cells.
A drug used to reduce redness, swelling, and pain, but also
to kill lymphoma cells.
Drugs that stop the growth process that is specific to cancer
One of three main types of white blood cells called
lymphocytes that help protect the body from infection and
disease. Also called T-lymphocyte.
three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy
Radiation therapy that uses beams that match the shape of
A gland located behind the breastbone.
The liquid that surrounds cells. Also called interstitial fluid.
A group of tissue within the throat that contains many white
blood cells called lymphocytes and fights germs that enter
the mouth and nose.
total lymphoid irradiation (TLI)
Treatment with high-energy rays (radiation ) that is given to
all lymphatic tissue in the body.
A test that uses sound waves to take pictures of the inside of
A biological agent inserted into the body to prevent a