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Hodgkin Disease

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Hodgkin disease (Hodgkin lymphoma) is a type of lymphoma, a cancer that starts in white blood cells called lymphocytes. Lymphocytes are part of the body’s immune system.


Learn About Hodgkin Disease

Whether you’re worried about developing Hodgkin disease, making decisions about treatment, or trying to stay well after treatment, we can help. Find detailed information in our Detailed Guide, or get a shorter, simpler version in If You Have Hodgkin Lymphoma.

Hodgkin Disease Causes and Risk Factors

Learn about the causes of Hodgkin disease and what you might be able to do to help lower your risk.

Hodgkin Disease Treatment and Support

If you are facing Hodgkin disease, we can help you learn about your treatment options and possible side effects, and point you to information and services to help you get through treatment and live well afterward.

Explore Research

The American Cancer Society is committed to relentlessly pursuing the answers that will save lives from Hodgkin disease. In fact, the Society has been a part of nearly every major cancer research breakthrough in recent history. 

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Stories of Hope

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Read inspiring stories of people living with Hodgkin disease.

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Online Support Communities

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Facing Hodgkin disease?  Connect with others and get support through our online communities, Cancer Survivors Network and MyLifeLine.org.

Hodgkin Disease in the News

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Read about the latest developments in Hodgkin disease.

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