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Bio: I am a Hodgkins Lymphoma survivor. I am in remission since September 2008. My journey commenced in 2006. I started my Masters degree in chemistry at the NMMU (Port Elizabeth, South Africa). My research project was on “The Development and the Improvement of Chemotherapeutic Agents”. Not once thinking that soon I will be treated with chemotherapeutic agents myself! During that…more
Cancer Type: Hodgkins Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Hodgkins Lymphoma Symptoms: Rapid weight loss, persistent cough, itching, night sweats and fatigue.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: splenectomy - an operation to remove your spleen - in August 2008.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Chemotherapy from August 2006 - September 2007. Some of the chemotherapies were ABVD, ARA-C and carboplat. Side effects experienced were hair fell out, constipation, low white blood and platelet counts, nausea, vomiting, pain in joints.

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Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Follicular B cell Non Hodgkin Lymphoma, Grade 2, stage 4

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Bio: My triple negative breast cancer journey started Feb 2019
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Undefined
Breast Cancer Symptoms: Painful lump on right breast
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Hair loss, nails, hand and feet discoloration, constipation that resulted in an anal fissure that won't heal, bone pain, depression and anxiety

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