Treatment results and outcomes vary among patients. Newer treatment therapies, better supportive care and studies of new drugs in clinical trials are all contributing to improved outcomes and quality of life for people diagnosed with blood cancers.
Many Hodgkin lymphoma patients are cured after their initial treatment. For the smaller number of patients who have disease recurrence or relapse, additional treatment with chemotherapy, sometimes combined with stem cell transplantation, is often successful. A large number of these patients are cured or have long disease-free periods.
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- Download or order The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's free booklet, Hodgkin Lymphoma.