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Adult Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment (PDQ®)

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Last Modified: 04/23/2014

Treatment Options for Hodgkin Lymphoma During Pregnancy

Hodgkin Lymphoma During the First Trimester of Pregnancy
Hodgkin Lymphoma During the Second Half of Pregnancy



Hodgkin Lymphoma During the First Trimester of Pregnancy

When Hodgkin lymphoma is diagnosed in the first trimester of pregnancy, it does not necessarily mean that the woman will be advised to end the pregnancy. Each woman's treatment will depend on the stage of the lymphoma, how fast it is growing, and her wishes. For women who choose to continue the pregnancy, treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma during the first trimester of pregnancy may include the following:

Hodgkin Lymphoma During the Second Half of Pregnancy

When Hodgkin lymphoma is diagnosed in the second half of pregnancy, most women can delay treatment until after the baby is born. Treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma during the second half of pregnancy may include the following: