Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

We’re all in this for good.

By sharing your stories and data, you will:
  • help each other live better and uncover the best ways to manage your health today
  • help researchers shorten the path to new treatments tomorrow

How much good can your data do? A whole lot, as co-founder Jamie Heywood explains in this video.

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.
Last updated:

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
Last updated:

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

Who has Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma on PatientsLikeMe?

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 7
20s 19
30s 75
40s 103
50s 133
60s 73
70+ 19


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 7
40-49 years 22
50-59 years 15
60-69 years 14
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 121
Not Diagnosed 4

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