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About Hodgkin Lymphoma

In these pages, find out more about Hodgkin lymphoma. What does the name mean? What are the different types of this illness? Learn about its risk factors, diagnosis, tests and treatment options.
  1. Risk Factors
  2. Stage and Prognosis
  3. Tests
  4. Treatment

Hodgkin Lymphoma: What Is Hodgkin Lymphoma? The Basics
An overview of Hodgkin lymphoma including description, signs and symptoms, and risk factors for developing the disease.

How Did Hodgkin's Lymphoma Get Its Name?
Hodgkin's disease is named after Thomas Hodgkin. Find out how.

What is Hodgkin's Lymphoma?
Hodgkin's lymphoma is one of the two main types of lymphoma. It is a cancer of lymph nodes. Find out more about Hodgkin's lymphoma.

What Causes Hodgkin Lymphoma?
Understand what we know about the cause of Hodgkin lymphoma.

Types of Hodgkin Lymphoma
There are five main subtypes of Hodgkin Lymphoma. Find out more about them and the impact each subtype has on how the disease behaves and its treatment.

What Is Classical Hodgkin's Lymphoma?
Classical Hodgkin's lymphoma is the typical type of Hodgkin's disease and is made of four different types of Hodgkin's lymphoma. Read more about Classical Hodgkin's lymphoma.

What is Nodular Sclerosing Hodgkins Lymphoma?
Nodular sclerosing Hodgkin's lymphoma is the most common type of Hodgkin's disease in developed countries. Find out more about nodular sclerosing Hodgkin's disease.

Mixed Cellularity Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Mixed cellularity Hodgkin's lymphoma is one of the common types of Hodgkin's disease. Find out more about mixed cellularity Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Nodular Lymphocyte Predominant Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin's lymphoma (NLPHL) is a type of Hodgkin's disease with excellent outcomes. Find out more about this lymphoma.

Lymphocyte Rich Classical Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Lymphocyte Rich Classical Hodgkin's lymphoma (LRCHL) is a special type of Hodgkin's disease. Find out more about this lymphoma.

Lymphocyte-Depleted Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Lymphocyte depleted hodgkin's lymphoma is a rare type of hodgkin's disease. Find out more about lymphocyte-depleted Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Symptoms and Signs of Hodgkin Lymphoma
Warning symptoms and signs of Hodgkin lymphoma explained.

Tests for Newly Diagnosed Patients
Understanding the tests that are required for those newly diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma.

What is the Hodgkin Lymphoma Stage?
An explanation of the stages of Hodgkin lymphoma.

Hodgkin's Lymphoma in Pregnancy - Frequently Asked Questions
Hodgkin's lymphoma is not uncommonly diagnosed during pregnancy. How is Hodgkin's treated in pregnant women? Does the disease behave differently?

Treatment Options for Hodgkin Lymphoma
Understand the treatment options for the different stages of Hodgkin lymphoma.

Hodgkin Lymphoma Prognosis
What are the facrors that affect the outcome of treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma?

What is the Hodgkin Itch?
Itching all over the body is a peculiar symptom of Hodgkin disease.

Pel-Ebstein Fever in Hodgkin Lymphoma
Hodgkin lymphoma can give rise to fever that follows a specific pattern. This is called Pel-Ebstein fever.

Figures and Trends in Hodgkin Lymphoma in the US
The National Cancer Institute in the US keeps track of the numbers of new Hodgkin Lymphoma patients every year and how many people die of this disease annually. Find out how trends in Hodgkin Lymphoma have changed over the last three decades.

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