Chemotherapy explained

Chemotherapy can be used to treat Hodgkin lymphoma. The drugs are carried in the blood system to reach the lymphoma.

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    Chemotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma

    Chemotherapy is the use of anti-cancer (cytotoxic) drugs to destroy lymphoma cells.

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    How should I prepare for chemotherapy?

    It’s important to think ahead when preparing for chemotherapy.

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    Your feelings

    You may experience difficult feelings while having chemotherapy treatment. Talking these over can be helpful.

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    Who might I meet?

    A team of medical specialists will be involved throughout the course of your chemotherapy treatment.

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    Where can you have chemotherapy?

    Chemotherapy is usually given in a day unit or at home. If your treatment is more complex, you may need to stay in hospital.