Lymphoma Treatment NJ | John Theurer Cancer Center at HMH   


John Theurer Cancer Center is New Jersey’s largest and most specialized lymphoma program. Hundreds of people come to us every year for advanced care based on the latest science, and opportunities to participate in clinical trials of promising new therapies.

Our team of expert doctors, nurses and cancer specialists offers the region’s most advanced medical and technological expertise, all while preserving a patient-centric environment that’s focused on treating you, not just your cancer.  

What is Lymphoma?

Lymphoma is cancer of the lymphatic system – your body's immune defense against infection and cancer. There are many types of lymphoma, including more than 100 subtypes, which fall into two main categories:
  • Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Many lymphomas look the same under a microscope, but each responds to treatment in a different way. We conduct a molecular analysis of your cancer. This means you receive a highly accurate diagnosis and a treatment plan targeted to your specific type of lymphoma.

What are the Symptoms of Lymphoma?

The symptoms of lymphoma are the same as for many illnesses. You should make an appointment to see a doctor if you have one or more of the following symptoms. These may be a sign of lymphoma, or another health condition. 

  • Fever that doesn’t go away
  • Itchy skin
  • Night sweats
  • Painless, swollen lymph nodes in your neck, armpits or groin area not related to a bacteria or viral infection
  • Unexplained, persistent lack of energy
  • Unexplained weight loss

Why Choose John Theurer Cancer Center for Lymphoma Care?

Quality Cancer Care in New Jersey

  • Dedicated Stem Cell Transplant Program: John Theurer Cancer Center has one of the largest stem cell transplant programs in the country, including its use for lymphoma. 
  • Expertise in Lymphoma: Our lymphoma program is one of the largest in the nation and among only a few dedicated programs in the region. 
  • Quality Cancer Care in New Jersey: U.S. News & World Report has recognized John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center as a premier cancer center in New Jersey. 

Learn what makes us leaders in cancer care.

Lymphoma Clinical Trials and Research

You benefit from John Theurer Cancer Center’s robust research that is advancing the science of lymphoma treatment. Our dedicated research team allows for the full integration of clinical science and trials into our program, giving you access to the newest treatment options available. 

  • Dedicated Research Group: We have a clinical research group entirely focused on lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).
  • Institute for Multiple Myeloma and Lymphoma: Researchers and physicians at the Hackensack Meridian Center for Discovery and Innovation partner with industry leaders on novel, life-changing therapeutic options. Learn More.
  • NCI-designated Cancer Care: As part of the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center – a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center – our team offers some of the nation’s most promising Phase I, II and III clinical trials. Learn More.
  • Phase I Clinical Trial Access: Our Phase I clinical trial program is the largest in New Jersey, giving you access to new, innovative therapies not available elsewhere. 
  • Promising Clinical Trials: We are the only center conducting a clinical trial of combined checkpoint inhibitor immunotherapy after stem cell transplant for lymphoma. This has shown promise in improving outcomes and reducing the risk of cancer returning. 
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