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What are the treatment options for stage B non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

Treatment options for stage B non-Hodgkin lymphoma depend on whether the overall disease is diagnosed as indolent or aggressive. This diagnosis is linked to the stage number, rather than the letter. An indolent diagnosis is not always treated right away, as those with indolent non-Hodgkin lymphoma can expect to live many years before the disease progresses. Treatment for aggressive forms will usually be some combination of chemotherapy using cancer-fighting drugs and targeted radiation therapy.

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