Surgery - debbie1951

Procedure or Surgery Associated with Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma . Posted on August 6, 2012 View this journey (11 Experiences)

Surgical removal of enlarged submandibular lymph node for biopsy. The Biopsy confirmed diagnosis of Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma.

Went as Expected: Agree
Minimal Recovery: Agree
Minimal Side Effects: Agree
Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  • 66Susie's Avatar

    I have the exact thing. Needle biopsy came back benign, pathology from surgery #1 back malignant! The surgeon was floored(as well as myself) as the nodes seemed to have decreased with mega doses of po antibiotics. Surgery #2 doctor couldn't find original node so took biopsy of the salivary gland which was (-). r-CHOP chemo to begin on 7/17/14

    over 7 years ago

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