Screening is a method of finding out if you have a disease before you begin to have any symptoms.
There are no national screening guidelines for Hodgkin’s disease.
There are no screening tests specific for Hodgkin's disease. However, a routine physical exam by your health care provider may identify enlarged lymph nodes, which are an early sign of Hodgkin’s disease.
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
American Cancer Society
Cecil Textbook of Medicine
, 21st ed. St. Louis, MO: W.B. Saunders Company; 2000: 969-976.
Conn's Current Therapy 2002
, 54th ed. St. Louis, MO: W.B. Saunders Company; 2002: 403-408.
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