Patient reviews for Doctors for Hodgkin lymphoma in Mahipalpur, Delhi
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Hodgkin lymphoma disease is a form of cancer and is also known as Hodgkin's disease. Here there is too much of growth in the lymphatic system and it tends to spread rapidly. In the long run it hampers your body’s potential to fight infections. Excessive loss of weight, persistent fatigue, swelling in nodes of armpits, neck, etc. are the common symptoms.
HOW IS HODGKIN LYMPHOMA DIAGNOSED?
To diagnose this disease, doctors conduct microscopic examination to examine the severity of Hodgkin Lymphoma. After Hodgkin Lymphoma has been diagnosed, the Hematologist will determine the stage of the disease and treat the patient accordingly.
HOW IS HODGKIN LYMPHOMA TREATED?
The treatment for Hodgkin Lymphoma includes chemotherapy, radiation and bone marrow or stem cell transplant is used to treat Hodgkin Lymphoma and build up healthy immune system cells.
DID YOU KNOW?
Treatments for HD can have long-term side effects and can increase risk of developing other serious medical conditions. Radiation to the chest can increase risk of:
• Breast cancer
• Lung cancer
• Heart disease
• High cholesterol