The many different lymphoma prognosis scenarios possible can be frightening if you or a loved one has been diagnosed with lymphoma. There are over 35 different kinds of lymphomas: 30 non-Hodgkin's, and 5 Hodgkin's, which means that there are many possible outcomes to each of the many kinds of cancer.
Your prognosis will be determined by several factors:
Your doctor will be the only person who can give you a realistic prognosis, so make sure you ask the questions that are concerning you.
To determine what your prognosis may be, you will need to gather information about the kind of lymphoma you have developed. You may wish to ask the following questions:
Remember, only your doctor knows all the details and factors contributing to your unique prognosis. Ask your doctor for an explanation behind his prognosis, and ask for treatment options and possible outcomes.