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Should I talk to my doctor about my stage 1 non-Hodgkin lymphoma symptoms?

Consult your doctor immediately if you have any worrying symptoms that suggest any stage of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The disease is a form of cancer and almost always requires treatment. The good news is that for stage 1 indolent forms of the disease, treatment is often ultimately not needed. However, it is up to your doctor and other medical specialists to make that call, and you will still require long-term monitoring to make sure the disease doesn't turn aggressive.

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