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Lymphoma (Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin)
Archives for October 2006
My hubby who's 38 was dx in June 05 with Hodgkin's Lymphoma (stage 4). He had 6 cycles (12 treatments) of MOPP chemotherapy. He has a mild heart condition and couldn't take ABVD. His PET in March '06 was clear now in the last few days he's started swelling at his neck (not like last time but still swelling all the same).…
Which is the best hospital in State for Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma?
Can anybody suggest/name some good places to cure this cancer in the State? Any reply is appreciated.
Stage 1a - Large B cell
In July of 2006 I noticed a lump under my chin. I thought it was a swollen gland, but I went to my Dr after waiting a few days. He said it was really big. He sent me to as Neck surgeon who aspirated the lump. The lump biopsy came back positive for A Typical cells. He recommended to remove the lump. The time from noticing…
NHL Thymoma Surgery
I was diagnosed in 2002 with Large B cell NHL that manifested itself as a malignant thymus gland. Surgery removed it via an incision between the left ribs. I went through the CHOP-R chemo and 4 weeks of radiation. Im feeling pretty good health-wise with a couple of exceptions. I am coming up on 4 years in remission. Here…
Soreness in mouth
My aunt is looking for ways to help treat the burns in her mouth from the radiation therapy. She has fillings and when she has a treatment it seems the radiation bounces off her fillings and adds to the burns. Does anyone have any ideas on how to protect the fillings or to soothe her mouth so she can eat?
My 80 year old mother has recently been diagnosed with Diffused Type B Large Cell lymphoma. Two different doctors have reviewed her case with two very different opinions. One feels she is too weak for chemo and believes Rituxan will be sufficient to control the disease. The other agrees she is weak but does not believe…