Aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs) tend to grow quickly, which leads to early symptoms that usually need to be treated right away. Aggressive lymphomas are often very sensitive to treatment and many people can be successfully treated.
Treatment of aggressive NHL can vary somewhat depending on:
When planning treatment, doctors may put people with NHL into 2 groups based on the stage of their lymphoma:
The types of treatments given are based on the unique needs of the person with NHL.