How lymphomas are diagnosed

You might notice changes in your body. There are lots of possible causes for different symptoms, so it’s important to know what to look out for. If your doctor wants to find out more they might organise different tests or scans.

  • Signs and symptoms

    A painless swelling in the lymph nodes is a common symptom of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

  • Tests and scans

    Find out about the types of tests and scans that you may experience during a cancer diagnosis.

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Causes and risk factors

We don't know exactly what causes many cancers. But there are things that can increase your risk of getting cancer. Find out what these might be and the possible changes you could make to reduce your risk.