dlcmeighan's Journey with Follicular Lymphoma

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

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 6 years ago, Female, Age: 63, Stage IV

  1. 1
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The Chemo was not that bad it was the infection I got after my last session that had mad life so difficult. Nocardia Brain abscess.

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  2. 2
    over 3 years ago
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    Infection

    Side Effects

    Caused weakness on my left side. Nocardia & Brain abscess required 4 brain surgeries and over a year of treatment

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  3. 3
    over 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Received 18 treatments 7/2017 due to reoccurance. The side effects were the worst.

    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  4. 4
    over 3 years ago
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    Mouth dryness

    Side Effects

    I still have problems with dry mouth also skin on neck got burns and whenever I get home or overheated it turns red. Very frustration

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  5. 5
    about 3 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    Cancer is back and because of the infection I got after 6 months of Chemo in 2015 I can no longer have anymore chemo. So doctor says I should have Radiation.

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  6. 6
    about 3 years ago
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    Other Care

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

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