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Follicular lymphoma prognosis

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Your prognosis (what's likely to happen in the future) will depend on what stage of follicular lymphoma you have, your risk score, the treatment you’ve had, and how the disease has responded to the treatment.

Follicular lymphoma, like other types of low-grade non-Hodgkin lymphoma, is rarely ‘cured’, but it can be treated so that you can live normally and enjoy a good quality of life. For most people, the disease is slow to develop, and some people who have no symptoms may not need any treatment at all in their lifetime. Most people who do need treatment will go into remission and might be in remission for a long time. However, it’s likely that the lymphoma will return at some point, and then further treatment will be necessary.

Donna, who's being treated for follicular lymphoma, with her family

Donna's story

My lightbulb moment with anxiety

Donna's story

Ask your healthcare team about your prognosis

We have general information about things that might affect your prognosis, but everyone is different. If you want to know about your personal prognosis, your healthcare team are the best people to ask. They know you and your individual situation.

Dawn, support line worker

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