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?

Treatments reported by members
Perceived effectiveness
Overall rating of side effects
# of Evaluations

These charts show data from Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • 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 8
20s 18
30s 72
40s 104
50s 130
60s 67
70+ 17

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

45% Females
55% 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 18
50-59 years 14
60-69 years 12
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 115
Not Diagnosed 4

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