Chia42's Journey with Follicular Lymphoma

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

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: about 6 years ago, Female, Age: 59, Stage IV

  1. 1
    • Chia42
    • Experience with Follicular Lymphoma
    about 5 years ago
    Chia42's Avatar

    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    I knew something was wrong...my body was fighting something

    0 Comments
  2. 2
    • Chia42
    • Experience with Follicular Lymphoma
    about 5 years ago
    Chia42's Avatar

    Decision Point

    Went from doctor to doctor ..even tried a wellness doctor...with all of the tests...nothing related to the cancer showed up

    0 Comments
  3. 3
    • Chia42
    • Experience with Follicular Lymphoma
    about 5 years ago
    Chia42's Avatar

    Flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, sweats)

    Side Effects

    eventually got a lump inder my right jaw...the the biopsy....then the diagnosis

    0 Comments
  4. 4
    • Chia42
    • Experience with Follicular Lymphoma
    about 5 years ago
    Chia42's Avatar

    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    to be told im sorry you have non-hodgkins lumphoma...is mind numbing

    0 Comments
  5. 5
    • Chia42
    • Experience with Follicular Lymphoma
    about 5 years ago
    Chia42's Avatar

    bone marrow biopsy...to determine stage

    Procedure or Surgery

    one of the least pleasant thing so far

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
  6. 6
    • Chia42
    • Experience with Follicular Lymphoma
    about 5 years ago
    Chia42's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    hated it...but it was more convienent for the nurses.....

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
  7. 7
    • Chia42
    • Experience with Follicular Lymphoma
    about 5 years ago
    Chia42's Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    the further you go with the chemo the worse it gets....dont know if i would have survived any more of what i call the bad cheno

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
  8. 8
    • Chia42
    • Experience with Follicular Lymphoma
    about 5 years ago
    Chia42's Avatar

    Remission

    Celebration

    it was bitter sweet...i will still have to do the one chemo drug every other month...its called maintenance....

    0 Comments
  9. 9
    • Chia42
    • Experience with Follicular Lymphoma
    about 5 years ago
    Chia42's Avatar

    Side Effects

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

    0 Comments