Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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What is Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma?

Non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHL) are a group of blood cancers that vary significantly in their severity, from slow growing to very aggressive. NHL may originate in the lymph nodes, bone marrow, the spleen, liver and gastrointestinal tract.

What is it like to have Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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What do patients take to treat Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma and its symptoms?

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
How many evaluations
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
9
How many evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(Brachytherapy (High Dose Rate), Brachytherapy (Internal Seed Implants), Brachytherapy (Low Dose Rate)) 16 more
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
3
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(Apo-Trazodone, Deprax, Desyrel) 8 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex, Celecox)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Citalopram, Alcytan, Celexa) 15 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Antenex, Atenex, Diastat) 6 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
2
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Data from patients with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

Compare treatments for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
9
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Peripheral Neuropathy Blurry vision 19 more
How many evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(Brachytherapy (High Dose Rate), Brachytherapy (Internal Seed Implants), Brachytherapy (Low Dose Rate)) 16 more
How many have tried
3
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Fatigue Radiation burn
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(Apo-Trazodone, Deprax, Desyrel) 8 more
How many have tried
2
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Dry mouth
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Loss of sense of taste Overwhelming fatigue
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex, Celecox)
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Swelling in legs, feet and ankles
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Citalopram, Alcytan, Celexa) 15 more
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Antenex, Atenex, Diastat) 6 more
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
2
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Data from patients with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 6
20s 19
30s 76
40s 103
50s 133
60s 75
70+ 19

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

46% Females
54% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 6
20-29 years 8
30-39 years 8
40-49 years 22
50-59 years 15
60-69 years 14
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 123
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma patients who have completed their condition history
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