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
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 for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
148
Tried for
non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (2)

Data from patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (1 evaluation)
Side effects
abdominal cramps chills 6 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (2)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has non-Hodgkin's lymphoma on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 344 say non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 15
30s 27
40s 50
50s 98
60s 155
70+ 101
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 6
20-29 years 12
30-39 years 12
40-49 years 26
50-59 years 31
60-69 years 27
70+ years 4

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 186
Female 268

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 183
Not Diagnosed 10

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