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Lymphoma Life is dedicated to supporting people though life with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). It’s aimed at anyone who’s been diagnosed with NHL, but also has information for carers and friends of NHL patients.

So please encourage anyone who wants to know more about NHL to visit Lymphoma Life - bearing in mind that nothing you find here should replace advice from your doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional.

And remember: you are not alone. Your healthcare team, patient and carer support groups, and of course Lymphoma Life, are here to support you. At Lymphoma Life we provide information to help you and your family understand NHL so you can discuss the disease and its treatment more easily with your doctor. We’ll be here for you all the way, from diagnosis to treatment and healthcare decisions.

What kind of NHL do I have?

If you’re not sure what type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma you have, take our simple test. It will help you decide, then take you to the right starting place in Lymphoma Life.

Which type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma do I have?

Not a patient yourself?

If you’re wondering how best to support a friend or relative with NHL, or are caring for someone who has NHL, we can help.

Carers and friends - find out more

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8 THINGS TO KNOW about non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is often simply called NHL

NHL is a type of cancer that affects your white blood cells

Your white blood cells are also called ‘lymphocytes’

NHL has two main categories: indolent  and aggressive

There are treatments for all types of NHL

Your treatment and outlook depend on your type of NHL

 If you’re not sure what type of NHL you have, take our test

You’re not alone. Your healthcare team, Lymphoma Life, and many patient and carer support groups are here to help you

Where do I start?

Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and you

There are two main types of NHL, and the information about them is different. If you know which type of lymphoma you want to learn more about, click on one of these links:

The Basics

Start with the facts about non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, or NHL as it’s known for short. This section explains what NHL is and why you might have it.