What are the possible treatment-related complications of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL)?

Updated: Feb 25, 2021
  • Author: Sanjay Vinjamaram, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Potential chemotherapy and other treatment-related complications include the following:

  • Cytopenias (ie, neutropenia, anemia, thrombocytopenia)
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Infection
  • Fatigue
  • Neuropathy
  • Dehydration after diarrhea or vomiting
  • Cardiac toxicity from doxorubicin
  • Catheter-related sepsis
  • Catheter-related thrombosis
  • Secondary malignancies
  • Atherosclerosis

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