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Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment (PDQ®)

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Last Modified: 06/11/2014

Treatment Options for Children and Adolescents with Hodgkin Lymphoma

Low-Risk Classical Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma
Intermediate-Risk Classical Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma
High-Risk Classical Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma
Nodular Lymphocyte-Predominant Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma



Low-Risk Classical Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma

Treatment of low-risk classical childhood Hodgkin lymphoma is combination chemotherapy. Sometimes radiation therapy is also given to the areas with cancer.

Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with stage I childhood Hodgkin lymphoma and stage II childhood Hodgkin lymphoma. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. Talk with your child's doctor about clinical trials that may be right for your child. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.

Intermediate-Risk Classical Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma

Treatment of intermediate-risk classical childhood Hodgkin lymphoma is combination chemotherapy. Radiation therapy may also be given to the areas with cancer.

Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with stage I childhood Hodgkin lymphoma, stage II childhood Hodgkin lymphoma, stage III childhood Hodgkin lymphoma and stage IV childhood Hodgkin lymphoma. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. Talk with your child's doctor about clinical trials that may be right for your child. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.

High-Risk Classical Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma

Treatment of high-risk classical childhood Hodgkin lymphoma is higher dose combination chemotherapy. Radiation therapy may also be given to the areas with cancer.

Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with stage III childhood Hodgkin lymphoma and stage IV childhood Hodgkin lymphoma. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. Talk with your child's doctor about clinical trials that may be right for your child. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.

Nodular Lymphocyte-Predominant Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma

Treatment of nodular lymphocyte-predominant childhood Hodgkin lymphoma may include the following:

Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with childhood nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin lymphoma. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. Talk with your child's doctor about clinical trials that may be right for your child. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.