Follow-up Care

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After your treatment, our doctors, including medical oncologist Andrew Zelenetz, provide close follow-up care to ensure that you remain healthy.

After you’re done with active treatment, you will continue to see your doctor to make sure you’re healthy.

Your doctor will monitor you for side effects from the treatment and signs that the cancer has returned.

These checkups may include:

  • a physical exam
  • blood tests
  • the drawing of bone marrow
  • biopsies
  • x-rays or other imaging tests

These tests will be tailored to your specific situation. How long you are cared for at MSK and how frequently you see your doctors depends on the nature of your disease, its stage, and the treatments you received.

Read more about follow-up care at MSK after treatment for non-Hodgkin or Hodgkin lymphoma.