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Risk Factors for Hodgkins Lymphoma

A patient discusses her symptoms of Hodgkins Lymphoma with her doctorTalk to your doctor if you think you are at risk for Hodgkins lymphoma.

Having a risk factor does not mean that you will get Hodgkin's lymphoma; not having risk factors doesn't mean that you will not get Hodgkin's lymphoma. Some risk factors are out of your control, such as age or gender. Known risk factors for Hodgkin's lymphoma include the following:

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