NCCN QUICK GUIDE
Hodgkin Lymphoma, Version 1.2015
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What other health care may be helpful to me?
HIV and hepatitis B testing if you may have these infections16
CT of your neck if you will be treated with radiation at this site17
Chest x-ray especially if you have a large tumor in the middle of your chest18
Bone marrow biopsy if other tests are unclear18
Heart and lung tests if you may receive treatment that can harm these organs19
Vaccines to prevent illness if your spleen will be treated with radiation19
Fertility preservation if you may want to have babies after cancer treatment20
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.24