• Relieve symptoms
  • Stop the cancer from getting worse
  • Get the disease into remission

If your doctor says you need treatment, there are many options to help manage your DLBCL. These include antibody therapy and/or chemotherapy. Often, doctors will combine these 2 types of treatment.

The appropriate treatment for you depends on a number of factors.
These include:

  • The stage of DLBCL: how much DLBCL there is and where it is in your body
  • Your personal characteristics, such as age and overall health
  • Your symptoms
  • The size of your lymph nodes, liver, or spleen
  • Your blood count measures