For many people with Hodgkin lymphoma, starting treatment helps them focus on moving ahead and looking forward to recovery. A look at the treatment success rate can be encouraging: More than 75 percent of all patients can be cured. That rate rises to 90 percent for younger patients. Hodgkin lymphoma is considered one of the most curable forms of cancer.
Types of Treatment
Doctors use several types of approaches and treatment combinations for adults and children with Hodgkin lymphoma, some at different stages:
Your doctor may suggest that you participate in a clinical trial. Clinical trials can involve therapy with new drugs and new drug combinations or new approaches to stem cell transplantation.