8 Treatment Options for Lymphoma & Some Side Effects and Common Questions About It

Treatment of lymphomas:

Lymphomas are treated by different modalities, and your doctor will choose the best modality or combination of therapies depending on your lymphoma, is stage and severity, and whether or not it is the first time of it occurring to you. Lymphoma therapies include:

1- Watchful waiting:

You may be surprised to know that sometimes watchful waiting without any active treatment is one of the modalities of lymphoma. This is also called active surveillance. Your doctor would arrange regular meetings to check your condition and reassess your lymphoma at regular intervals. They would only start active treatment when you need it. The point of active surveillance is to limit the side effects of medications or radiation therapy in those whose lymphomas are slowly progressing.