Ellie59's Journey:

Survivor: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) > B-Cell Lymphoma > Mantle Cell Lymphoma

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 5 years ago, Female, Age: 64, Stage IV

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    • Ellie59
    • Experience with Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    over 3 years ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    My original Oncologist with great certainty it was worse case low Grade Lymphoma. He was wrong it was Mantle Cell

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    • Experience with Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    over 3 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Some after surgery discomfort was fine after 48 hours. Needed pain meds that long

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Experience with Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had high dose chemo followed by a stem cell transplant. Very challenging treatmeant. Severe weakness pain...

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Experience with Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    over 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Lost control of some of my bodily functions. Very weak and fatique

    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Ellie59
    • Experience with Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    over 3 years ago
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    Bone thinning (osteoporosis)

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • Ellie59
    • Experience with Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    over 3 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

    Had to have stomach injections to bring my count up

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    • Ellie59
    • Experience with Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    over 3 years ago
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    Psychosocial

    Other Care

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    • Ellie59
    • Experience with Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    almost 3 years ago
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    Celebration

    2 years post stem cell transplant for mantle cell lymphoma. Just had another clean scan!! Go to once a year scans now!! Yahoo!!

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    • Ellie59
    • Experience with Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    3 months ago
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    Celebration

    5 year Scan is Clear!!! Mantle Cell Lymphoma, and stem cell transplant Survivor. Happy Birthday to me!!!! You can survive this cancer!

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