Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (cont.)
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Exams and Tests
If non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) is suspected, your doctor will ask about your medical history and perform a physical exam. This exam includes checking for enlarged lymph nodes in your neck, underarm, and groin.
A bone marrow aspiration and biopsy is usually done to find out if lymphoma cells are present in the bone marrow.
Your doctor may also order other tests, including:
At this time, there are no special tests recommended for early detection of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The best strategy for early diagnosis is to see your doctor if you develop signs or symptoms of NHL.
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