Hodgkin's lymphoma cannot be prevented. You may be at greater risk if you have a brother or sister who has had the disease. Doctors are unsure if this connection shows that Hodgkin's lymphoma is hereditary or if it is environmental. Treatments like chemotherapy, radiation, and stem cell transplants can help many people survive a diagnosis of Hodgkin's lymphoma.
- Q Do Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas behave differently?
- Q How can I protect my child from lymphomas?
- Q Can primary central nervous system lymphoma be prevented?
- Q Are there alternative treatments for primary CNS lymphoma?
- Q Are lymphomas serious?
- Q What is lymphoma?