Debra Wood, RN
Though rare, certain types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma may be treated with surgery. This may be the case when the cancer is localized to an organ and has not spread, or if other treatment methods fail. Examples include:
Surgery is usually done in combination with other treatments.
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Last reviewed March 2015 by Mohei Abouzied, MD
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