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Risk Factors of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma

A patient discusses his risk factors for Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma with his doctorTalk to your doctor if you think you have signs of non -Hodgkins lymphoma.

Having a risk factor does not mean that you will get cancer; not having risk factors doesn't mean that you will not get cancer. Some risk factors are out of your control, such as age or gender. However, you do have control over some risk factors, such as exposure to certain infections. People who think they may be at risk should discuss this with their doctor.

Risk factors for non-Hodgkins lymphoma include the following:

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