new....& in shock
hello! i'm just diagnosed lymphomma b cell follicular grade 1 not staged yet,so i'll be checking in here to see if anyone's diagnosis similar to mine & what to expect,seeing oncol. mon....how bad is chemo?..anyone hear nbc news about cancer 'bomb', new research from m.i.t.? sounds good!...i just hope i'll find the courage…
Clinical trial with AVG
I ahve stage IIA Hodgkin's. My doctor at UCSF gave me options to choose between a)standard ABVD treatment with radiation therapy and b) an AVG regimen which is under Phase II clinical trial. He claims the Gemcitabine (The G in AVG) that replaces Bleomycine and Dacarbazine has less lung-toxicity and less side effects. I am…
just following up on my earlier posts. hope to hear from people with similiar cases
Hello, I am 26 yrs old and was dignosed Sept 04. I just finished my 2st treatment which was 5 rounds of CVP woth Rituxan. My 1st scan showed that the lymphnodes decreased to half their size which gave me alot of hope but the 2nd scan showed no change. THe Dr. told me that it could be scar tissue left over and that I would…
Bone marrow transplant........
Should I, or shouldn't I go thru it???? Have you?
Hi, I was diagnosed with stage 11B in 1990 and was treated with radiation treatment for 12 weeks. Once a year I go in to have a check-up,x-rays, blood work...i worry about secondary cancer and recurring hodgkins. I was wondering if anyone else shares this fear and is it unlikely for me to get sick again? Thanks for reading.
My husband has a recurrence 5 years to the day of remission. He has Large B-cell. Anyone know the survival rates of a recurrence?