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Lymphoma

Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a cancer that starts in cells that are part of the body's immune system. Knowing which type of lymphoma you have is important because it affects your treatment options and your outlook (prognosis). If you aren’t sure which type you have, ask your doctor so you can get the right information.

Hodgkin Disease

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in Children

Lymphoma of the Skin

Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia


Learn About Lymphoma

Whether you’re worried about developing lymphoma, making decisions about treatment, or trying to stay well after treatment, we can help.

Lymphoma Treatment and Support

If you are facing lymphoma, 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 lymphoma. 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 lymphoma.

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Online Support Communities

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

Lymphoma in the News

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Read about the latest developments in lymphoma.

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