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How is stage B non-Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosed?

Stage B non-Hodgkin lymphoma is diagnosed by the presence of certain symptoms. Stage B is not a stand-alone diagnosis either. Rather, it is a quick way of describing additional symptoms above and beyond those normally associated with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. If your doctor diagnoses the disease and you are also suffering from fevers, losing weight for no apparent reason, or waking up drenched in sweat, then an additional diagnosis of stage B will be made.

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