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

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

(Rituxan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
10
Tried for
follicular lymphoma (10)
Treatment name(s)

(Intensity-Modulated Radiation)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
4
Tried for
follicular lymphoma (4)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
follicular lymphoma (2)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
follicular lymphoma (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol PM)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Insomnia (1) Pain (1)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
follicular lymphoma (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
follicular lymphoma (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
follicular lymphoma (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
follicular lymphoma (1)
Treatment name(s)
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

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Rituxan)
Perceived effectiveness
for follicular lymphoma (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Back pain Chest pain 6 more
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
follicular lymphoma (10)
Treatment name(s)

(Intensity-Modulated Radiation)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Fatigue
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
follicular lymphoma (4)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
follicular lymphoma (2)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
follicular lymphoma (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol PM)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Insomnia (1) Pain (1)
Perceived effectiveness
for follicular lymphoma (1 evaluation)
Side effects
IgG deficiency
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
follicular lymphoma (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for follicular lymphoma (3 evaluations)
Side effects
GI problems Low blood pressure
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
follicular lymphoma (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for follicular lymphoma (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Hearing problems Spinning dizziness (vertigo)
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
follicular lymphoma (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for follicular lymphoma (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Hospitalization Low blood pressure 1 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
follicular lymphoma (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for follicular lymphoma (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Low blood pressure
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
follicular lymphoma (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with follicular lymphoma, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has follicular lymphoma on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 7
30s 5
40s 21
50s 40
60s 36
70+ 18
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 5
50-59 years 8
60-69 years 7
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

64% Female
36% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 49
Not Diagnosed 3

These charts show data from follicular lymphoma patients who have completed their condition history
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