Jan 13, 2003 - 10:25 am
I'm newly diagnosed with extranodal non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Mine is on the conjunctiva of my right eye. My doctor doesn't plan to do any more surgery than he already has - a biopsy - and I will have radiation treatments to zap the cancer.
I've had a CT-scan, which showed no other signs of lymphoma anywhere else, and a bone marrow biopsy, which showed no lymphoma in the marrow. My next step is to meet with a radiation oncologist this Wednesday to discuss treatment. I'm hoping the doctor will also get my treatment scheduled at that time. I'm ready to have this "freeloader" zapped out of me!
I'd like to hear from anyone who has been treated for this type of lymphoma - particularly someone who's had it in the eye area.