Follicular Lymphoma

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What is Follicular Lymphoma?

Follicular lymphoma is the most common of the slow growing (indolent) non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (NHL), and the second most common form of NHL overall.

Common symptoms reported by people with Follicular 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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Treatments taken by people with Follicular Lymphoma

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Mabthera, Rituxan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Follicular Lymphoma (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Brachytherapy (High Dose Rate), Brachytherapy (Internal Seed Implants), Brachytherapy (Low Dose Rate)) 16 more
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Follicular Lymphoma (3)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Follicular Lymphoma (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cylocide, Cytosar-U, DepoCyt)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Follicular Lymphoma (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Follicular Lymphoma (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Etopophos)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Follicular Lymphoma (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Advantan, Medrol, Medrol DosePak) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Follicular Lymphoma (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Endone, OxyIR, OxyNEO) 9 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cortancyl, Deltasone, Encorton) 4 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Follicular Lymphoma (1)

Data from patients with Follicular Lymphoma, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Follicular Lymphoma

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Mabthera, Rituxan)
Perceived effectiveness
for Follicular Lymphoma (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Back pain Chest pain 4 more
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Follicular Lymphoma (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Brachytherapy (High Dose Rate), Brachytherapy (Internal Seed Implants), Brachytherapy (Low Dose Rate)) 16 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Fatigue
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Follicular Lymphoma (3)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Follicular Lymphoma (3 evaluations)
Side effects
GI problems Low blood pressure
How many evaluations
5
Tried for
Follicular Lymphoma (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cylocide, Cytosar-U, DepoCyt)
Perceived effectiveness
for Follicular Lymphoma (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Hearing problems Spinning dizziness (vertigo)
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Follicular Lymphoma (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Follicular Lymphoma (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Hospitalization Low blood pressure 1 more
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Follicular Lymphoma (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Etopophos)
Perceived effectiveness
for Follicular Lymphoma (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Low blood pressure
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Follicular Lymphoma (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Advantan, Medrol, Medrol DosePak) 7 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Follicular Lymphoma (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Difficulty sleeping
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Follicular Lymphoma (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Endone, OxyIR, OxyNEO) 9 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Chest pain with flushing/nausea
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cortancyl, Deltasone, Encorton) 4 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Follicular Lymphoma (1)

Data from patients with Follicular Lymphoma, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Follicular Lymphoma on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 4
30s 4
40s 14
50s 20
60s 18
70+ 10

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

61% Females
39% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 4
50-59 years 6
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 32
Not Diagnosed 3

These charts show data from Follicular Lymphoma patients who have completed their condition history
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