Non–AIDS-Defining Cancers

  • Authors: David Aboulafia, MD; Liron Pantanowitz, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 12/12/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • Definitive diagnosis of Hodgkin’s lymphoma best established by histopathologic examination of procured tissue
  • Additional studies to determine lymph node and other organ involvement may include chest x-ray, CT scan and/or MRI, PET scan, and unilateral bone marrow aspiration and biopsy
  • Staging is by Ann Arbor classification with Cotswold modifications

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Keywords: Cancer