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Pediatric Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Key points about non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in children

  • NHL is a type of cancer in the lymphatic system. 
  • Symptoms depend on what part of the body is affected and where the tumor is. Common symptoms include painless swelling of lymph nodes, trouble breathing, night sweats, fever and feeling tired.
  • A lymph node biopsy is needed to diagnose NHL. Many other tests are also done.
  • Treatment may include medicines, radiation, stem cell transplants and surgery.

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Cancer Surgery

Our expert surgical oncology team provides the full spectrum of surgical treatment for children with cancer.

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is the use of anticancer drugs to treat cancer cells. Learn more about this treatment.

Radiation

Radiation therapy (also called radiation oncology) uses special kinds of energy waves or particles to fight cancer. Learn more about this treatment.

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Leukemia Lymphoma Program

We deliver comprehensive care for all blood cancers including chemotherapy, bone marrow transplant and experimental therapeutics.

Blood and Marrow Transplant

Our blood and bone marrow disease experts provide advanced transplant procedures for children and teenagers.

Oncology

Our oncology (cancer) team provides personalized treatment plans for children with cancer, including access to clinical trials.

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