Treating

Find out about different cancer treatments for Hodgkin lymphoma, and get help with treatment decisions you might need to make.

  • Making treatment decisions

    Your doctors may tell you there are different options for your treatment. It can be difficult to make a decision, but information and support will help.

  • Radiotherapy

    Radiotherapy targets lymphoma cells in a specific area of the body. It’s usually given after chemotherapy.

  • Chemotherapy

    Chemotherapy uses drugs to treat cancer. It can be given in different ways and will be carefully planned.

  • Supportive and other treatments

    These treatments aren't to treat the cancer itself. But they can help make other treatments more effective or help you to feel better.

  • Stem cell and bone marrow transplants

    Find out how stem cell and bone marrow transplants work when you need high-dose chemotherapy.

  • Targeted (biological) therapies

    Targeted (biological) therapies can change cells to treat cancer.

  • After treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma

    After treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma, you’ll have regular check-ups.

  • Clinical trials

    Many people are offered a trial as part of treatment. Find out more to help you decide if a trial is right for you.

An image of Linda, affected by non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Lymphoma - watch and wait

In this cancer information video, Dr Robert Marcus explains how patients with lymphoma are regularly monitored until treatment starts. This is called watch and wait. Linda talks about her experience.

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Lymphoma - watch and wait

In this cancer information video, Dr Robert Marcus explains how patients with lymphoma are regularly monitored until treatment starts. This is called watch and wait. Linda talks about her experience.

About our cancer information videos