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Hodgkin Lymphoma Overview

  • The Adult Lymphoma Program at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center (DF/BWCC) provides care for patients with many varieties of lymphoid malignancies, including Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and rare lymphomas such as mantle cell, marginal zone, Burkitt, and T-cell lymphoma.

    Our program offers patients access to a multidisciplinary team of lymphoma experts with extensive experience caring for patients with lymphoid malignancies. Our experts evaluate more than 1,350 new patients each year. They concentrate exclusively on patients with lymphoma, and are recognized as national leaders in this field. This focused expertise is particularly important given the complexity of Hodgkin lymphoma, and the multiple treatment options available.

    The program is part of our Center for Hematologic Oncology, which includes the hematopoietic stem cell transplantation program — one of the largest and most experienced such programs in the world.

    Exceptional Care for Patients with Hodgkin Lymphoma

    • A highly specialized center focusing exclusively on lymphoma diagnostics, treatment planning, therapy, and research.
    • Access to the latest diagnostics, such as molecular and genomic profiling.
    • Close collaboration with our internationally recognized bone marrow/stem cell transplantation program.
    • Clinical trials of new chemotherapy combinations for patients in all stages of Hodgkin lymphoma, as well as for patients with a recurrent form of the disease.
    • Consultations and second opinions for patients and physicians nationally and around the world.
    • Care plans tailored to the needs of each patient, from your first meeting through subsequent treatments.
    • Pioneering research, including research in mitigating the late effects of treatment that is setting the standard of care for lymphoma.
    • Physician-scientists who are continually bringing new and more effective treatments to patients.
    • Specialists who establish national guidelines for workup, diagnosis, prognosis, response, and treatment.
    • A treatment plan developed by a multidisciplinary team working closely together to ensure that every approach is considered.

    We Treat You, Not Just Your Cancer

    Our entire team is here to support you throughout treatment and during recovery. You and your family have access to our full range of support services and survivorship programs to help you live well beyond cancer.

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