valpack13's Journey with Hodgkin Disease

Survivor: Hodgkin Disease

Patient Info: Finished active treatment more than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 14 years ago, Female, Age: 41, Stage IV

  1. 1
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

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  2. 2
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had 6 cycle of ABVD.

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. 3
    over 4 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

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  4. 4
    over 4 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    I was in remission for 1 1/2 years.

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  5. 5
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    My cancer returned in 2004 and this time it meant a bone marrow transplant.

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  6. 6
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Stronger chemo this time - ICE. Needed to be in the hospital overnight for this chemo.

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  7. 7
    over 4 years ago
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    Stem cell collection

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was able to have more than enough stem cells collected the first day.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  8. 8
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I ended up with radiation burns after I started my course of drugs for the stem cell transplant.

    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  9. 9
    over 4 years ago
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    Autologus Stem Cell Transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was in the hospital for 3 weeks in semi-isolation.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  10. 10
    over 4 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Able to go home! It would be 3 more months before I would return to work.

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  11. 11
    over 4 years ago
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    Birth

    Celebration

    Gave birth to twins in 2009

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  12. 12
    over 4 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Consider to be in remission in 2010.

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