The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are administered to people without current symptoms, but who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.
There are no current screening guidelines or tests for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Can non-Hodgkin lymphoma be found early? American Cancer Society website. Available at: https://www.cancer.org/cancer/non-hodgkin-lymphoma/detection-diagnosis-staging/detection.html. Updated May 31, 2016. Accessed March 30, 2018.
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at:http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T116014/Non-Hodgkin-lymphoma-NHL. Updated January 9, 2018. Accessed March 30, 2018.
Last reviewed March 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Mohei Abouzied, MD, FACP Last Updated: 3/28/2016