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Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Overview

  • The Adult Lymphoma Program at Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center provides care for patients with many varieties of lymphoid malignancies, including non-Hodgkin lymphoma, 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 1,500 new patients each year. Recognized as national leaders in their field, they concentrate exclusively on patients with lymphoma. This focused expertise is particularly important given the complexity of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which has more than 70 distinct types — each requiring a unique approach to treatment.

    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 in the world.

    Exceptional Care for Patients with Non-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.
    • Expertise in identifying non-Hodgkin lymphoma sub-types.
    • Close collaboration with our internationally recognized bone marrow/stem cell transplantation program.
    • Extensive experience with CAR T-cell therapy as standard of care or as part of a clinical trial.
    • Clinical trials of new chemotherapy combinations for patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, including those with a recurrent form of the disease.
    • Consultations and second opinions for patients and physicians nationally.
    • Care plans tailored to the needs of each patient, from the first meeting through subsequent treatments.
    • National Leadership: Our specialists 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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