Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system. There are two main types - Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

  • Hodgkin lymphoma

    Around 1,700 people are diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma in the UK each year. There are two main types.

  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

    Around 13,500 people are diagnosed with NHL in the UK each year. There are many different types.

Diagnosing lymphoma

An image of Dr Marcus, a lymphoma specialist.

Diagnosing lymphoma

In this cancer information video, Dr Robert Marcus explains what lymphoma is and how it is diagnosed. Linda, who had non-Hodgkin lymphoma, talks about how she felt when she was told of her diagnosis.

About our cancer information videos

In this cancer information video, Dr Robert Marcus explains what lymphoma is and how it is diagnosed. Linda, who had non-Hodgkin lymphoma, talks about how she felt when she was told of her diagnosis.

About our cancer information videos

Lymphoma What is lymphoma?

Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system. The two main types are non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Hodgkin lymphoma.

Lymphoma The lymphatic system

To understand lymphoma, it helps to learn how the lymphatic system works.

General information Lymphoma and HIV

If you have HIV, your lymphoma doctors and HIV doctors will work together to plan your treatment.