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Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) in Children – Just Diagnosed

Just Diagnosed

Diagnosing Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

A number of tests are performed to evaluate a child with the suspected diagnosis of cancer. The initial test is a physical exam and identification of abnormal findings. Other tests are performed based upon the findings and symptoms and may include some of the following:

If cancer cells are found during the surgical removal of a tumor, biopsy, or examination of abnormal fluids in the chest or abdomen, more tests will need to be performed. The additional tests will determine whether cancer cells have spread to other parts of the body.

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Determining the Extent of Disease
Causes of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) in Children – Just Diagnosed was last modified: April 13th, 2017 by Geoff Duncan

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