Hodgkin's Lymphoma Chemotherapy
Early-stage, localized Hodgkin's disease may be adequately treated by localized radiation therapy alone and may not require chemotherapy.
Late-stage disease is usually treated with chemotherapy alone or in combination with radiation therapy. Chemotherapy may include combinations of medications.
Chemotherapy medications for Hodgkin's disease:
- Antineoplastic medications:
- Corticosteroid medications:
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