Doctor explains how Hodgkin Lymphoma spreads, plus risk factors & treatment options | Stanford

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Hodgkin lymphoma is recognized as one of the most treatable cancers, with more than 90% of people surviving more than 5 years. Dr. Kavitha Ramchandran explains what Hodgkin lymphoma is and how it spreads, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment.

0:00 Introduction
0:35 What is lymphoma?
1:12 What is Hodgkin lymphoma?
1:38 What are the most common types of Hodgkin lymphoma?
2:33 Can Hodgkin lymphoma spread?
2:51 What are risk factors?
3:42 How is someone diagnosed with lymphoma?
5:25 How is Hodgkin lymphoma treated?

The information in this video was accurate as of the upload date, 12/10/2021. For information purposes only. Consult your local medical authority or your healthcare practitioner for advice.

Dr. Kavitha Ramchandran is a Medical Oncologist and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Oncology at Stanford, and serves as the Medical Director of Cancer Care Services for the Stanford Cancer Center.

This video is a production of the Stanford Center for Health Education team, in collaboration with Stanford Medicine, Stanford Center for Professional Development, and Stanford Medicine Education Technology Team.

At the Stanford Center for Health Education, we believe that expanding access to engaging education has the power to change behaviors, improve health, and ultimately save lives.

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Disclaimer: This content including advice provides generic information only. It is in no way a substitute for a qualified medical opinion. Always consult a specialist or your own doctor for more information.

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