The treatment plan may change as the signs and symptoms, cancer, and pregnancy change.
Choosing the most appropriate cancer treatment is a decision that ideally involves the patient, family, and health care team.
Adult Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer that develops in the lymph system, part of the body's immune system.
The immune system protects the body from foreign substances, infection, and diseases.
Risk factors for adult Hodgkin lymphoma include the following: Complete blood count (CBC).
Blood is collected by inserting a needle into a vein and allowing the blood to flow into a tube.
Talk with your doctor if you think you may be at risk.
See the following PDQ summaries for more information: Hodgkin lymphoma in pregnant women is the same as the disease in nonpregnant women of childbearing age.
However, treatment is different for pregnant women.
Different types of treatment are available for patients with adult Hodgkin lymphoma.
Some treatments are standard (the currently used treatment), and some are being tested in clinical trials.
This summary includes information about treating Hodgkin lymphoma during pregnancy.