Non-Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosis
If your GP suspects that you have non-Hodgkin lymphoma, they will feel the lymph nodes in your neck, underarms and groin for swelling. They will also feel your throat, tonsils, neck, chest and abdomen for swelling. Your GP may organise further tests or refer you to a specialist.
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