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.

Common symptoms reported by people with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Common symptoms
How bad it is
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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 Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (6)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Rituxan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Brachytherapy (Internal Seed Implants))
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (2)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Sinequan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Insomnia (1)
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(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Blurry vision Bone Pain 16 more
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (6)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (2 evaluations)
Side effects
CHF (Congestive heart failure) Heart Attack
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Rituxan)
Perceived effectiveness
for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Abdominal pain Fatigue 2 more
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Brachytherapy (Internal Seed Implants))
Perceived effectiveness
for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Fatigue Radiation burn
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (2)
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Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Loss of sense of taste Overwhelming fatigue
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (1)
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Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Sinequan)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Slight
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  • Mild
  • None

Who has Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 16
30s 22
40s 44
50s 83
60s 91
70+ 19

Sex

Distribution of sex

61% Female
39% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 6
20-29 years 10
30-39 years 12
40-49 years 22
50-59 years 22
60-69 years 20
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 150
Not Diagnosed 6

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