• rei
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    about 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    August 2014 - January 2015: 12 ABVD chemo infusions every 2 weeks for the duration of 6 months

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • rei
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    about 4 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    February 2015: Remission

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    • rei
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    about 4 years ago
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    Back to School

    Milestones

    June/July 2015: Finally returned to college after having left for one year to battle my cancer.

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    • LisaCast
    • Experience with Nodular sclerosing
    over 4 years ago
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    Anniversary

    Celebration

    May 29th is the anniversary of my Diagnosis.

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    • LisaCast
    • Experience with Nodular sclerosing
    over 4 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    I went into Remission in January of 2015 (officially).

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    • LisaCast
    • Experience with Nodular sclerosing
    over 4 years ago
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    Weight gain

    Side Effects

    I gained a lot of weight during chemo. I wasn't hungry for a lot and my taste changed but when i wanted something it was very inheal...

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    • LisaCast
    • Experience with Nodular sclerosing
    over 4 years ago
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    Low white blood cell counts (neutropenia)

    Side Effects

    Neutropenic through the entire process after chemo #1. Had to do shots for a week after each chemo. I suggest the stomach for the sh...

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    • LisaCast
    • Experience with Nodular sclerosing
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had radiation to my chest and neck front and back and found it to be a breeze. Just fatigue from it and a slight sunburn like irri...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • LisaCast
    • Experience with Nodular sclerosing
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    ABVD for 9 months. It got harder to GO to Chemo towards the end because my anxiety got the best of me. Not a terrible regimen. The...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • LisaCast
    • Experience with Nodular sclerosing
    over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    My port was placed in my left chest and took about 3 weeks to heal to where i could move without it hurting. recovery was a bit wors...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • LisaCast
    • Experience with Nodular sclerosing
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Went in to have my tumor removed (before diagnosis) and a 3-hour surgery turned into a 5-hour surgery. Didn't go as planned. Recove...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Mprude20
    • Experience with Nodular sclerosing
    over 4 years ago
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    Weight gain

    Side Effects

    160-180! argggg!

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