Terry15's Journey:

Patient: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: about 4 years ago, Female, Age: 63, Stage IV

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    • Terry15
    • Experience with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Oh No

    Kind of freaking out as doctor said I need an ommaya reservoir added when I just had the picc line taken out last week and a port put in on Thursday, Dec 6. Thought the port would do it but doctor said the ommaya would deliver chemo to central nervous system. Course I had to look it up on line and saw an animation of surgery and what it looks like afterwards. I can't even look at my bald head yet. I need to talk with someone who has had this device and what it is like for chemo. Is chemo still done in the office or does it have to be done in the hospital? Please help me understand this. Initial consult with surgeon is Tues, Dec 18 with surgery tent. scheduled for Dec. 26 which is also my next chemo date.