diaperengineer's Journey with Primary Central Nervous System (CNS) ...

Caregiver: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) > B-Cell Lymphoma > Primary Central Nervous System (CNS) Lymphoma

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: about 6 years ago, Female, Age: 78, Stage IV

  1. 1
    about 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Mediastinal mass found to be NHL in August 2011.

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  2. 2
    about 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Ok, lets get this show on the road to HEALTHY! Chemo (CHOP) for six rounds

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  3. 3
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Weight loss, hair loss, weakness, nausea, neuropathy... you name it.

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. 4
    about 5 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    After four rounds of chemo, mass was GONE. Remained in remission until September 2012

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

    Oh No

    September 2012- Mass in the brain NHL is back :(

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  6. 6
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Currently going into second round of Chemo. Mom is weak. Doctor says "statistically 6-12 months" Will do Chemo to slow cancer " as long as treatment isn't worse than the disease"

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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