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Lymphoma (Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin)
Archives for September 2023
Nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin's lymphoma (NLPHL)
Hello, I was recently diagnosed with Nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin's lymphoma. Stage 2a with a bilateral presentation of lymph nodes with disease above the diaphragm. I just started R-ABVD, will do 3-4 cycles followed by radiation. Was hoping to hear from others with this condition and who have done this chemo…
Am I a horrible caregiver?
I’ve been giving care to my mom with lymphoma this past year. For the most part, it’s been an honor to provide support. It has been a lot of appointments, calling providers, getting medications, managing side effects, talking through issues, all of it. Now I am burnt out. I have the small kids including a newborn. I have a…
The Un-known Here we go Again
My husband had head and neck cancer 12 years ago. He had some heavy doses of chemo and 32 rounds of radiation. He's a survivor for 12 years. Last November he broke out all over his body except his head. Not to long after, his feet, ankles, and hands were swelled. We went to the family doc, and he was referred to a…
Nutrition and the Cancer Patient
I have come to the conclusion (opinion only - I am not a doctor) that one of the biggest misconceptions about cancer is that it is treated as some kind of foreign invader when in fact it is not foreign at all. Cancer is part of you just the same as healthy tissue. This struggle is a civil war - brother against brother.…