Hodgkin Lymphoma: Long-term Survivorship
Once treatment is completed and HL is in The absence of disease. Remission does not necessarily indicate that a person is cured. Patients may have complete or partial remission., physicians will continue to monitor the health and status of each patient during follow-up care. Patients in remission should have regular visits with a physician who is familiar with their medical history and the treatments they have received.
Some treatments can cause This term defines toxicities that happen during cancer treatment and continue for months or several years. or Effects of treatment that become apparent only after treatment has ended and may arise many months, years, or even decades after treatment is completed. Cardiovascular problems, osteoporosis, and secondary cancers are examples of late effects., which can vary based on duration and frequency of treatments, age, gender and the overall health of each patient at the time of treatment. A physician will check for these effects during follow-up care. Visits may become less frequent the longer the disease remains in remission.
Learn more by downloading the Survivorship Fact Sheet.