lapofluxury's Journey with Hodgkin Disease

Patient: Hodgkin Disease

Patient Info: Finished active treatment more than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 31 years ago, Female, Age: 54, Stage III

  1. 1
    about 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Newly married, 24 and diagnosed.

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  2. 2
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Brought me to the brink of dying to cure me of cancer!

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 3
    about 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Horrifying, barbaric surgery that they no longer do.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  4. 4
    about 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Burned me horribly, made me sick, ruined my heart.

    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  5. 5
    about 5 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    I was in the tub in the hospital in protective isolation because I didn't have an immune system and the nurse came to tell me I was in remission.

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