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Amy

Amy
Bio: I am a 44 year old mother, wife, and educator. Despite the diagnosis I consider myself to be the luckiest person in the world. I have the most amazing family and friends, I love my job, live in an amazing…more
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3A
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Folicular Lymphoma, Stage III.
Cancer Symptoms: Swollen node above my clavicle.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Rituximab and Bendamustine

Jennifer

Jennifer
Bio: I am a 39 year old social worker from Delaware. In July 2010, I was spending my birthday week at the shore. I was knocked down by a huge wave and, afterwards, I developed a dry cough. Some birthday present.…more
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3B
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
Cancer Symptoms: I started feeling shortness of breath in August 2010. My doctor prescribed antibiotics (for suspected bronchitis). When that didn't work, the doctor ordered a chest xray which revealed a right hilar mass. A CT showed multiple other tumors including a…more
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: R-CHOP - 10/21/2010, 11/11/2010, 12/2/2010, 12/22/2010, 1/13/2011, and 2/16/2011 - was scheduled for 8 sessions but reduced to 6 sessions due to being determined NED, or in remission, per PET scan results dated 1/11/2011

Faydra

Faydra
Bio: I am a 28 year old kidney transplant recipient who just happened to find herself on the road to cancer. I had diffuse b-cell lymphoma caused by post transplant of the kidney, I enjoy photography, web design, video games, and…more
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: R+Chop
Cancer Symptoms: Fatigue, Loss of Hair, Neuropathy, Neausea, Low White Blood Count
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Kidney Transplant, 3/17/2004 Tonsilectomy Stomach Lymph Node Removal
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: R+Chop, 1/4/2012-4/23/2012

Robyn

Robyn
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Diffuse B cell
Cancer Symptoms: none. I found a lymph node(1.8cm) in a bad location(above left collarbone)and had it biopsied in 2 days.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Port placement May 2011 Bone marrow Biopsy May 2011
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: R-Chop--6 cycles total..completed 5/18,6/8 and 6/24/2011,7/15/11 8/8/11 and 8/25/11. side effects: nausea, bone pain, headaches, ear pain(probably from neulasta/neupogen),some fatigue, severe heartburn/epigastic discomfort, mood changes

Jeff

Jeff
Bio: Hi, My story began on February 22nd, at least the part where I finally find out what is wrong with me and get treatment. I quit smoking cigarettes in 2002 when I started college and had problems breathing for a…more
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma
Cancer Symptoms: Night Sweats Wheezing from throat Lack of energy
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Mediastinoscopy Port Placement
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: R-CHOP 21 Mouth Sores Steroid Withdrawl

Lina1976

Lina1976
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: B-Cell Follicular
Cancer Symptoms: Chest infection that lasted for 6 week in August of 2003 and then reoccurred for 8 weeks in April 2004.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: R-COP, mabthera and then R-CHOP

Kelly

Kelly
Bio: In September I thought I had an ear infection. By November I found out I had cancer. It's shocking and unexpected. I am in my final stages of diagnosis, and am hoping to start treatment later this…more
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Non-Hodgkins Large B-Cell Lymphoma
Cancer Symptoms: Lump in neck, trouble breathing, fatigue
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: R-CHOP

Mike

Mike
Bio: Diagnosed in February 2009 by accident. Went to see the gastroenterologist to set up a preventive colonoscopy. His routine exam of my abdomen found organs out of position causing him to order a ct scan, this…more
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Diffuse large B cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Cancer Symptoms: night sweats, back pain, fever, weight loss At the time of diagnosis I didn't realize these were symptoms, didn't consider the important.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: lymph node removal for biopsy (2) bone marrow biopsy, installation of a port a cath.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: R-Chop, eight sessions one every 3 or 4 weeks, side effects, nausea, loss of appetite, some muscle aches

Christine

Christine
Bio: After more than 4 months of constant migraines and oblique double vision in my left eye, I was diagnosed with DLBCL. I came through 6 rounds of R-Hyper CVAD practically free of side effects with the (notable) exception of…more
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma (CNS involvement)
Cancer Symptoms: Constant migraine, oblique double vision in left eye, night sweats, fever.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: R-Hyper CVAD (6 cycles) followed by High-dose Methotrexate (2 cycles)

Dakota

Dakota
Bio: Blogging for my Dad.Even though retired he was holding down a a job everyday,he went to the Doc for his routine exam when the Doc noticed he had lost alot of weight and started asking other questions.Once the doctor learned…more
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Mantel Cell Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, Renal Cell Carcinoma
Cancer Symptoms: Diarhea, 40 pounds sudden weight loss, weak, tired all the time.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Removed 1 lymph node for biopsy, installed port in chest,bone marrow aspiration.To much cancer to operate.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Stopping R-Chop Chemo on December 5th 2012. Cancer growing. Started a new Chemo Regimen on Dec 10th 2012.B-R( Rituximab and Bendamustine)Stopped Rituximab and Bendamustine regimen on February 18th,2013 due to developing PML in the brain. Started back on ( Rituximab and Bendamustine)…more
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