Lymphoma is cancer of the lymph nodes. It has two main categories: Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma under which there are many sub-types. Symptoms usually include painless swelling of lymph nodes together with anemia, low grade fever, fatigue, itchiness, abdominal pain, all lasting two weeks or more.
While Swedish massage is generally contraindicated for active lymphoma, non-circulatory forms of massage my be appropriate. Any massage should have the clearance of the client's physician and be part of an overall health care plan.