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What happens in Hodgkin's lymphoma, exactly?

What is it?

Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a type of cancer that affects a type of white cells called lymphocytes. Typical symptoms include a painless enlargement of one or many lymph nodes, fever, sweating at night, and loosing weight. 609 more words

Surgery update

Lots happened today. Here we go.
Surgery is now scheduled. I go in on Oct 14 (that’s a Friday). I’ll stay 2-5 days depending on what plastic surgery does. 123 more words


My mom emailed me with results of my stepdad’s exam. He has metastatic bone cancer, there is some lung and lymph node involvement as well. I don’t know more than that she simply emailed me the medical report strait from the doctor.


Thyroid Cancer Is A Real Pain In The Neck.


I woke up, turned my head, and noticed it was only 6 a.m. I woke an hour earlier, and an hour before that, and several other times during the night. 1,422 more words

Sexy (and Safe) Support for Lymphedema

Sexy is usually not a word that comes to mind when you think lymphedema. Compression garments. Pneumatic pumps. Bandages. Accessories like these are not likely to be spotted in Vogue’s Fall Fashion Preview. 628 more words

Primary Lymphedema

Onwards and titting upwards.

I’m not being funny or anything, but the next person who says, ‘ooh, at least you’re getting a free boob job,’ will get a punch in the chops. 1,077 more words

Cancer Breast Cancer

In the making..

This was a beautiful experience which I ought to share. Just by being a part of the Rotaract Club of Caduceus I got an opportunity to be a part of something so small yet so big. 692 more words