What are goals for survivor care of Hodgkin lymphoma (Hodgkin disease)?

Updated: Sep 12, 2018
  • Author: Bradley W Lash, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Prominent goals in the follow-up of survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma include the following [110] :

  • Identify secondary cancers in a timely manner

  • Consider sepsis as a possible cause for fever in a splenectomized patient

  • Diagnose and treat predictable complications of Hodgkin lymphoma treatment, such as coronary artery, pulmonary, or thyroid disease


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