Msrobin315's Journey with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)

Survivor: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 5 years ago, Female, Age: 51, Stage III

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    • Experience with Non-Hodgkin Lymphom...
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Left Neck Lymph node removed 02/23/12 and was told on my f/u appt. (on my 47th Birthhday) That I have Lymphoma...

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    over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Diagnosed 3/5/12 and had porta cath put in on 3/23/12

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    statred in June '12 with 6 rounds every 3 weeks of Bendamustine & Rituxan,,,finished in Oct.'12

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Msrobin315
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    over 4 years ago
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    Disability

    Decision Point

    Thank God I recieved SSD right after All my work benefits ended.

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    over 4 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    had a PET scan in Nov. '12 with showed Im in Remission! It hasnt hit me still...I just dont feel right,and I need my "life back" : (

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    • Experience with Non-Hodgkin Lymphom...
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    I cannot focus or concentrate on anything...so forgetful and insecure with myself...just feel plain Rotten...

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