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Lymphoma (Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin)
Archives for December 2003
Need information please
In early Nov. my mother was diagnosed with Colon cancer and had sucessful surgery 3 weeks later. The week of my mother's surgery, my dad was diagnosed with non hodgkins lymphoma, so needless to say, my whole life has been turned upside down. When he was 1st diagnosed, he didn't feel sick. He has been to the doctor and had…
Hi, I am new to this site. I am out of radiation therapy since March of this year. My follow up pet scan showed some activity which they say is due to the radiation. I just had a second ct scan which looked good. I have been experiencing some itching in my arms and don't know if I should be concerned? Any ideas?
relapse after stem cell
my mother has follicular large cell (stage 3) non-hodgkins lymphoma. She has a complete response to CHOP chemo, then relapse only 1 year later. She now needs treatment. Her doctors disagree about her next treatment -- one says chemo with rituxan, and the other stem cell. I'm looking for some statistics. Does anyone know…
Does anyone out there know if a recurrence of the itch equals a recurrence of the Hodgkins? I am 12 months beyond ABVD chemo and radiation. Many symptoms/pains/fever have been ongoing since chemo, but now the itch is back. I'm very nervous that it means what it did the first time. This is an "itch" that resembles mosqitoe…
Childhood Hodgkin's Disease
Hello, my name is Leslie. I am 20 years old and am a 7 year survivor of Hodgkin's stage 4. I was 13 at the time of my diagnosis so I was classified as a childhood case. I went un-diagnosed for over a year. By the time my pediatrician referred me on to Children's Hospital the disease was already in my bone marrow. I…
Young adults dealing W/ cancer!
If you are or know a young adult dealing with cancer, or if you are a young adult who knows someone with cancer, you have to check out www.planetcancer.com...It's awesome...they have links to other young adult related sites, links to camps and other conference programs just for young adults...I'm a 22 year old with…