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Lymphoma Stage and Prognosis

Doctors carry out a number of tests to understand how far your lymphoma extends. This is called Staging. Your stage determines how well your disease will fare after treatment. Understand staging and the other factors that determine your disease outcome.

Understanding Lymphoma Stages
The stage of your lymphoma determines how extensive your disease is and how it is likely to be treated. Most importantly, it is a pointer to how your disease will fare after treatment. Develop an understanding of what the stages mean.

What are Prognostic Factors?
The outcome of treatment for cancers depends on a number of prognostic factors. Find out what prognostic factors are and their importance in cancer management.

What is the Performace Status?
The performance status of a cancer patient is a very important indicator of prognosis and influences treatment decisions. What is a performance status and how is it scored?

Prognostic Factors for High Grade (Aggressive) Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
High Grade (Aggressive) Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma is a fast growing lymphoma that can often be cured with correct treatment. The outcome of after treatment depends on some important prognostic factors. Find out what factors decide the treatment outcome and how.

Prognostic Factors for Low Grade (Follicular) Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Low Grade (Follicular) Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma is a slowly growing disease. But the natural course of disease is not the same in all patients. Find out what factors decide the outcome and how.

Prognostic Factors for Hodgkin Lymphoma
All patients with Hodgkin Lymphoma don't have the same outcomes after treatment. Find out what factors decide the treatment outcome and how.

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