What is Lymphoma?
Lymphomas refers to types of cancer that begin in the lymphatic system (the various lymph glands around the body).
There are two main types of lymphoma, which spread and are treated differently:
- Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
- Hodgkin lymphoma
For more information about Lymphoma the Leukaemia Foundation provides a range of information and resources.
A best practice, cancer care pathway for patients that explains what to expect on your cancer journey
Local Support and Information
- There are Cancer Care Coordinators available to support you during your cancer journey
- Cancer Council Tasmania offer local support groups
- The Leukaemia Foundation has a support coordinator who covers the North and North West of Tasmania;
Leukaemia Foundation Support Coordinator,
Northern Cancer Support Centre
67-71 Howick Street Launceston TAS 7250
T:(03) 6779 1113, (03) 6779 1114
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