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

Survivor: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)

Patient Info: Finished active treatment more than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 27 years ago, Female, Age: 54, Stage IV

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    • lynndelee
    • Experience with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma...
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    June 1990, 27 yrs old . Removal of thymus gland, It was like open heart surgery!

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    July 1990. Exploring surgery. , removal of spleen,

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    July and August 1990... Radiation to my neck and chest. What it did to my teeth 10 yrs later was a surprise... Lots of cavities and root canals. Cause me to have CHF after 20 yrs.

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    over 4 years ago
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    Side Effects

    April 2001. Caused cancer to come back after 10 yrs while I was pregnant with my first child, this time Non hodgkins on my tonsil. Stage I

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    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    2001 summer. Chemo went real well.... Being pregnant helped , no side affect. CHOP

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    over 4 years ago
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    Relationship issues

    Oh No

    September 3 ,2001. Three days after my last chemo....I had a happy healthy baby boy!!!

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    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Open heart , double by pass, caroidied artery surgery.....

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

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

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    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    RICE. Four days in the hospital every three weeks for six rounds of RICE.... do not want to experience that again... Missed my family, it was during the swine flu epidemic and my kids were not allowed in the hospital. : (

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Experience with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma...
    about 2 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    I felt a lump in my pelvic area. Waiting for the results of my pet scan and biopsy... 4th time around... Feeling sad and hate waiting for the diagnosis that is cancer but what kind?

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