• sistalokz
    • Experience with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma...
    almost 8 years ago
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    I have been diagnosed with cancer!!!

    Oh No

    For about 30 seconds I was in shock. I felt like I had been punched in the stomach. Then I was reminded of a voice I heard when I fi...

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  1. almost 8 years ago
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    Losing another to cancer

    Oh No

    While my husband was in the hospital getting treatment for his cancer, he got know another man whom he shared the room with. This m...

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    • franhh
    • Experience with Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    almost 8 years ago
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    Health insurance issue

    Oh No

    It took 8 wks to get the expensive blood test approved thru the insurance, then once the MCL came back, no questions on anything.

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    • atlixco
    • Experience with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a bowl obstruction and 2 weeks later I was in the hospital again with same problem. The 2nd time I had the operation and a few...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • atlixco
    • Experience with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Money

    Oh No

    Besides having Non Hodgkins Lymphoma I have R/A, so when I was diagnosed with cancer the R/A has just gotten worse to the point I ca...

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    • marilynrn
    • Experience with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Suspected lipoma removed from R side of back of head

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removal of small lump from back of head. Thought to be a lipoma. Pathology states it lymphoma of unknown kind. Specimens sent to ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Anonymous
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic ...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Relationship issues

    Oh No

    Mother avoids talking about it, and it hurts my feelings.

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    • Anonymous
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic ...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Rituximab

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Had one treatment. At least 3 more to go. Then, not sure what. Scary at first, but don't want to get used to it and act like it...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  2. almost 8 years ago
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    Hubs is really moody

    Oh No

    Today was a tough day for me. I know being a caregiver to my husband who has cancer is no walk in the park. I understand that he is ...

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    • andreamk
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell ...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    Outpatient treatment for dehydration

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  3. almost 8 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    Hubs went for a routine ultrasound today. The bigger of the two masses had shrunk from 8cm to 5cm. The technician had difficulty loc...

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    • andreamk
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell ...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Second R-CHOP; couldn't go to internship for two weeks after a heat wave hit and I experienced severe dehydration

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