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Lymphoma (Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin)
Archives for January 2020
3 yrs +
Hello! I'm still here! As most of you know I'm 3 years post auto SCT. I just received the results from yet another CT scan. I now have them every 6 months. My oncologist mentioned changing to every 12 months, but with a blink of my eye we stayed at every 6 months. I think the CT News was good, however there is something…
My daughter is in remission after Burkitts L. Have some questions
Hello everyone, i am kinda new to this forum stuff. My daughter was diagnosed with Burkitts lymphoma in September 2017 and after 3 long intense months of chemo we got the great news that the cancer cells and tumor she had were dead/dying. She is now 6 and 2 years into remission. We go in for a routine checkup in 3 weeks…
Relapsed aggressive NHL - Stage 4
My father was diagnosed with stage 2 aggressive NHL in intenstinal region 4 years back, tumor was so large that it blocked the motion in the intestines, so it was removed by surgery. After that he was subjected to 4 cycles of RCHOP chemotherapy and then the PET/CT scan showed complete remission. He was supposed to be given…
Splenic Marginal Zone Lymphoma
I was just recently diagnosed with SMZL and would love to connect with others with the same diagnosis. I am interested to find out the treatment plans-pros and cons, etc.
I am 70 years old and I was diagnosed with DLBCNHL back in June 2018. Started 6 rounds of RCHOP and 15 doses of Radiation finishing up by Thanksgiving. I think I was fairly lucky in that I had minimal side effects with just hair loss, tiredness and some Neuropathy. It took awhile to be sure treatment was successful…
TV Personality Dies Rapidly of Undiagnosed NHL
NLPHL with NHL B cell T cell rich relapse
Well I have looked at the site off and on but have not posted since I received the good news of NED in 2017. Now it is back. I have NLPHL and NHL B cell T cell rich Lymphoma. Got the biopsy results Thursday that in fact both types were back. My Dr is at MD Anderson in Houston and he is going to call me next week with…
Mid-Maintenance Rituxan Reactions
I am being treated with Rituxan-only for relapsed NLPHL, currently one year into maintenance stage after initial weekly infusions (4x). After no reactions at all to Rituxan, I appear to be having reaction issues for the first time, with itching/prickly feeling in random places and general feeling of sickness. PET/CT was…
Advice for a New Caregiver
My mom was admitted into the ER on her birthday for pneumonia. Three ER visits and two lung drainage later, it turns out it wasn't pneumonia. Yes, cancer sucks but living in the unknown was so much worst. She took to treatment well which I am extremely thankful for, the only issue was her stress level. I know finances has…