How is Hodgkin lymphoma (Hodgkin disease) treated?

Updated: Sep 12, 2018
  • Author: Bradley W Lash, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma is with multiagent chemotherapy, with or without radiation therapy. Treatment seeks to balance the risk of treatment failure with the risk of treatment side effects (see Treatment).

See also the Medscape article Pediatric Hodgkin Disease.


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