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NCCN QUICK GUIDE

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Hodgkin Lymphoma, Version 1.2015

Treatment Planning

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What other health care may be helpful to me?

HIV and hepatitis B testing if you may have these infections

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CT of your neck if you will be treated with radiation at this site

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Chest x-ray especially if you have a large tumor in the middle of your chest

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Bone marrow biopsy if other tests are unclear

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Heart and lung tests if you may receive treatment that can harm these organs

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Vaccines to prevent illness if your spleen will be treated with radiation

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Fertility preservation if you may want to have babies after cancer treatment

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What’s treatment like?

It depends on the type. Treatments differ by method, side effects, and what’s required of

you. Share your thoughts about treatment with your doctors so you get the best plan.

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