Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (sometimes called NHL, or just lymphoma) is a cancer that starts in cells called lymphocytes, which are part of the body’s immune system. NHL is not common in children, but it can occur.
Whether your child has just been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, is going through treatment, or is trying to stay well after treatment, we can help. Find information in our Detailed Guide.
Learn about the causes and risk factors for non-Hodgkin lymphoma in children.
If your child is facing non-Hodgkin lymphoma, we can help you learn about treatment options and possible side effects, and point you to information and services to help get you through treatment and live well afterward.
The American Cancer Society is committed to relentlessly pursuing the answers that will save lives from non-Hodgkin lymphoma. In fact, the Society has been a part of nearly every major cancer research breakthrough in recent history.
Read inspiring stories of children and young adults who have faced cancer.