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.

  • Tests and scans

    Find out about the types of tests and scans that you may have for lymphoma.

Hodgkin lymphoma

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'In a way, when you're the patient, it’s easy. You don’t have time to be scared.'

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Causes and risk factors

Often experts don’t know what causes Hodgkin lymphoma. But some things may increase the risk of developing it.