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Suggest Treatment For Weight Loss And Swollen Lymph Nodes In Case Of NHL

Hi. A close male relative has been diagnosed with NHL. General health was very good apart from a fairly minor stroke six months ago and aortic aneurism surgery six years ago. He is 81 years old and symptoms include weight loss, lack of appetite, fever, night sweats, rigors, bladder infection. Has been taking steroids for five days and will continue until strong enough for chemotherapy. Lymph nodes swollen in abdomen, neck, and underarms. Neck node excision confirmed NHL. Any evaluation would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Mon, 25 Jun 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service.
I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Depending on the type and stage of the lymphoma and other factors, treatment options for people with NHL might include:

Chemotherapy
Immunotherapy

Another important part of treatment for many people is palliative or supportive care.

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Suggest Treatment For Weight Loss And Swollen Lymph Nodes In Case Of NHL

Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. Depending on the type and stage of the lymphoma and other factors, treatment options for people with NHL might include: Chemotherapy Immunotherapy Another important part of treatment for many people is palliative or supportive care. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.