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I recently turned 30 and am a female. I have concerns
Good afternoon. I recently turned 30 and am a female. I have concerns regarding several lymph nodes yet my oncologist does not want to biopsy. After my appointment today he said I don't need to some b… read more
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Ok so they found a cyst in my spleen incidentally which is about 3cm, it is harmless apparently but may have grown slightly.I had some other issues such as severe itchiness, pain in my neck when drink… read more
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I was diagnosed with lymphoma in 7/2015 and had 4 rounds of
I was diagnosed with lymphoma in 7/2015 and had 4 rounds of rituxan with a 'good partial response'. The lymphoma was found in my left parotid gland, left neck lymph nodes, and bone marrow. During the … read more
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Son had dissimmenated histoplasmosis with mediastinal
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For the past year I would say, I've had extreme fatigue, and
for the past year I would say, I've had extreme fatigue, and a persistent set of swollen nodes in the left area of my neck. Sometimes even the right. Recently I went to my gp about sudden stomach swel… read more
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I am 62 and developed anemia several months ago for which my
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I WAS TREATED FOR CELL LYMPHOMA ON MY HEAD, FINISHED RCHOP
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My Dad had low blood plalets so the Dr sent him to an
Hi my Dad had low blood plalets so the Dr sent him to an oncologist and they had a series of blood tests done, that all showed nothing and were "fine" so they then did a bone marrow test, then the dr … read more
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I was recently talking to Dr., who was wonderful, but I
Hi there, I was recently talking to Dr. David, who was wonderful, but I still have a couple of unanswered questions. I am trying to understand the differences between an enlarged spleen and gastritis,… read more
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I believe I am almost done asking questions. I apologize for
Hi Dr. David, I believe I am almost done asking questions. I apologize for the persistence, I am just concerned and trying to understand what could possibly be going on in my body. Your answers are he… read more
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I saw a hematologist today because of some odd findings in
Hi I saw a hematologist today because of some odd findings in my blood work up. He listened to my symptoms (pretty severe night sweats, itching all over, nausea, easily satiated, bone pain, joint pain… read more
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Two weeks' ago my 47-year-old son felt pain on the left side
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My wife has been told that she has a form of cancer refered
my wife has been told that she has a form of cancer refered to as "mantel cell lymphoma". can you give us any info. on possible side affects or symptoms or even longivaty? she is 86 years old and in e… read more
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I was diagnosed over a year ago with my 4th cancer, a very
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Have there been any advances in the treatment of nasal-type
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I am desparate to find SOMEONE who can help my daughter (21). She is a cancer survivor (NHL, large B cell) and has been cancer-free for almost 3 years. Her issue is persistent pain at the site of the … read more
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My father has had Non Hodgkins lymphoma for 10 years. He has
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60 y/o female with personal hx of cervical cancer 1989,
60 y/o female with personal hx of cervical cancer 1989, family history of many different cancers. I have recently been diagnosed with NHL, 'B-Cell lymphoma of follicular center cell origin. CD20, CD10… read more
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