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

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Compare treatments taken by people with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

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Who has non-Hodgkin's lymphoma on PatientsLikeMe?

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

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 9
30s 32
40s 47
50s 98
60s 161
70+ 141
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 204
Female 293

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 185
Not Diagnosed 10

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