Treatment options depend on the type of lymphoma, its stage and your overall health. Treatment may include chemotherapy or radiation therapy, either alone or in combination. It may help to talk to several specialists before deciding on the best course of treatment for you, your disease and your lifestyle.
A radiation oncologist is a doctor who specializes in destroying diseased cells with high-energy X-rays or other types of radiation.
A medical oncologist is a doctor who is an expert at prescribing special drugs (chemotherapy or biologic therapy) to treat disease. Some medical oncologists are also hematologists, meaning they have experience treating blood disorders.