Published on Nov 15, 2012
Doctor Bayard L. Powell, M.D., Section Chief - Hematology & Oncology of Wake Forest Baptist Health discusses Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and the risk factors, diagnosis, staging, treatment and prognosis.
In this video, Dr. David Hanson explains the expectations for treatment that a patient with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma should have. Dr. Hanson also offers an important piece of advice for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients trying to compare his/her case with another patient's. David S. Hanson, MD: If you have been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, you should have the opportunity to visit with your treating physician about the exact nature and stage of your cancer, so that you know what to expect from the treatment and also have a clear understanding of the goals and limitations of treatment. That is because non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is really a large group of illnesses with certain diseases that are slow growing and will respond favorably to chemotherapy but may not ever be able to be completely cured, or a very rapidly growing cancer that can lead to death within weeks to months of the diagnosis. So it is very clear that you have to understand your disease and what to expect with regard to its treatment. There are oftentimes patients who seek to compare
Cristina Rodriguez is a 31-year-old non-Hodgkin's lymphoma fighter. In this video, she discusses her symptoms and diagnosis with stage four non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. READ HER STORY- http://bit.ly/11zm6Ku
Cristina Rodriguez is a 31-year-old non-Hodgkin's lymphoma fighter. In this video, she discusses her lymphoma treatment, including finding a bone marrow transplant and receiving the bone marrow transplant. READ HER STORY-http://bit.ly/11zm6Ku
Cristina Rodriguez is a 31-year-old non-Hodgkin lymphoma fighter. In this video, her and her husband, German, discuss the difficulties of maintaining a strong relationship while Cristina undergoes cancer treatment in Houston. German lives and works in Corpus Christi. READ HER STORY-http://bit.ly/11zm6Ku