Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosis
If your GP suspects you have Hodgkin lymphoma, you will have a physical examination. They will feel the lymph nodes in your neck, underarms and groin for signs of swelling, and feel your abdomen for swollen organs. The doctor will also organise a biopsy and a blood test.
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