How to Diagnose Lymphoma?

Q: How to diagnose lymphoma?


A: In order to diagnose lymphoma, you may go through the following tests and procedures:

  • physical exam: to check for swollen lymph nodes, but the presence of lymph nodes does not necessarily mean cancer
  • a lymph node biopsy testing: to screen for lymphoma cells (cancer cells)
  • blood tests
  • a bone marrow sample testing: to look for lymphoma cells
  • imaging tests: such as CT and MRI



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