1. almost 8 years ago
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    Energy returns

    Celebration

    Hubs is feeling well today. No nausea and more energy. He went grocery shopping with me today. I have learned to appreciate these sm...

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    • snehap
    • Experience with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)
    almost 8 years ago
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    Need to decide on future treatment plan

    Decision Point

    Relapsed DLBCL after 9 months in remission.Now , Onco. is suggesting aggressive treatment of R-ICE with allogenic stem cell transpla...

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

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Upon receiving Rituxin and Treanda due to the recurrence of NHL, the stiffness in my legs disappeared although now my feet has a str...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • andreamk
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell ...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    First R-CHOP; not too bad, mostly experienced side effects for about a week before feeling back to normal

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. almost 8 years ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

    Hubs lost most of his hair the other day. He went from having short hair to no hair, over night. It was a shock. We knew it would ha...

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  3. almost 8 years ago
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    Carrier for Hep B

    Oh No

    So, doctor came to see us today to inform us hat hubs tested positive for carrier for the Hep B virus. This doesn't change our treat...

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  4. almost 8 years ago
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    Second treatment

    Side Effects

    After his second round of chemo, hubs is very nauseous and tired. He also has a headache and although he tired at night, he has some...

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  5. almost 8 years ago
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    First treatment

    Side Effects

    After the first round of chemo, my hubs had fatigue, nausea, back pain, skin itching and dry eyes.

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  6. almost 8 years ago
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    RCHOP

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Hubs needs 6-8 rounds of chemotherapy. The drug regime he is on is called RCHOP.

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  7. almost 8 years ago
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    Wait

    Decision Point

    Once in the hospital, doctors diagnosed hubs with diffuse large B cell lymphoma. A form of non Hodgkin's lymphoma. They were relucta...

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  8. almost 8 years ago
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    Hubs has terrible back and abdominal pains.

    Oh No

    Back in June 2014, my hubs went to see his doctor for some back and tummy pains. The pain seemed to get worse at night and the inten...

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    • Terry1942
    • Experience with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Finished half-way mark of six months two-day infusions.

    Celebration

    I've never been overly squimish about needles and blood tests, BUT, that said, this poking and prodding gets old fast, and I'm celeb...

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