Home > Hematology > Lymphoma Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Dec 20, 2007 by hemesteve, Views: 6650 The most common types of lymphoma are: Follicular lymphoma, small lymphocytic lymphoma, and large cell lymphoma. As lymphoma grows it can cause problems all over the body. In the lungs it affects breathing, and fluid can accumulate around the lungs, in the abdomen it can cause pain and fluid, or affect the kidneys. A PET scan and a CT scan are usually performed, as well as blood tests, including LDH.