Hodgkin's lymphoma

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What is Hodgkin's lymphoma?

Hodgkin lymphoma, also called Hodgkin Disease is a cancer of the lymphatic system that is characterized by painless enlargement of lymph nodes, the spleen, or other lymphatic tissue.

Common symptoms reported by people with 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, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Hodgkin's lymphoma

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Hodgkin's lymphoma (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Intensity-Modulated Radiation)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Hodgkin's lymphoma (3)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Hodgkin's lymphoma (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexotanil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Hodgkin's lymphoma (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Autologous Stem Cell Transplant)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Hodgkin's lymphoma (1)

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

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Hodgkin's lymphoma (6 evaluations)
Side effects
stomach pain fatigue
Total evaluations
6
Tried for
Hodgkin's lymphoma (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Intensity-Modulated Radiation)
Perceived effectiveness
for Hodgkin's lymphoma (5 evaluations)
Side effects
acid reflux burning sensation in skin 4 more
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
Hodgkin's lymphoma (3)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Hodgkin's lymphoma (2 evaluations)
Side effects
fatigue abdominal cramps 5 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Hodgkin's lymphoma (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexotanil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Hodgkin's lymphoma (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Autologous Stem Cell Transplant)
Perceived effectiveness
for Hodgkin's lymphoma (1 evaluation)
Side effects
pain in mouth
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Hodgkin's lymphoma (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 14
30s 41
40s 34
50s 29
60s 14
70+ 7
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 11
20-29 years 29
30-39 years 16
40-49 years 6
50-59 years 7
60-69 years 3
70+ years 2

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 46
Female 97

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 92
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from Hodgkin's lymphoma patients who have completed their condition history
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