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Hodgkin's Lymphoma How To Test

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Can non-hodgkin's lymphoma destroy the spinal column?

Nine years ago I was diagnosed with stage 3B non-hodgkin's lymphoma. I was tested for HIV and was negative. My cancer hadn't spread, but had destroyed my L5 vertabrae completely. My doctors told me that this was a case they had never seen...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Congratulations on being in remission for nine years. At this point it would be most unusual for your tumor to recur. I have basically seen lyphoma arise or spread from virtually every part of the body, and yes, I've seen it in the L5... Read more »

10 years ago I had lymphoma, 2 years ago became HIV+ worried I have Hodgkins again

Hi,This time 10 years ago I was 17 years old and half way through my ABVD chemo to treat stage 4A... Read more »


DR BOB PLEASE HELP ME!,this is my 2 e mail i had to tell you the storey right.about maybe 7 months... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Survival Normalizes to HIV-Negative Rates Despite More Advanced Disease at Diagnosis

High levels of treatment response to chemotherapy for Hodgkin's Lymphoma (HL) in the HAART era were reported in a combined analysis from five clinics, showing similar rates of event-free and overall survival compared to HIV negative controls. ... Read more »

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Rates Lower in HAART-Treated Patients

Background Untreated HIV infection confers a huge increase in the incidence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). Understanding the extent to which HAART mitigates this risk is of vital importance to HIV-infected persons. Details of This Study Waterson... Read more »

HAART Reduces Incidence and Improves Long-Term Prognosis of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Background It is clear that HIV infection markedly increases the incidence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. In the era before the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), the more advanced the HIV infection, the greater the increase in the... Read more »
Project Inform

Who Is At Risk for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma?

In an oral presentation at CROI 2009 in Montreal, Canada, Eric Engels of the US National Cancer Institute presented on the possible role of abnormal antibody fragments called immunoglobulin free light chains in predicting non-Hodgkin's lymphoma... Read more »
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Itching from Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma

Posted by Anonymous
I am a B-cell type High grade non-hodgkins lymphoma patient who despite the cancer as the main illnes is being driven to my limits by ITCHING - Iv tried every lotion & potion from allergy drugs to chinese herbal teas & hypnotherapy. PLEASE... Read more »

HIV and Lymphoma

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm wondering if anyone out there is struggling with the double whammy of HIV and non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. I'm trying to connect to share information, etc., or just for general support.

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello I went to a ear nose and throat specialist who stated it looked like lymphoma when he looked at my mouth and throat. I've tested negative after the six month period with no further exposures and wondering am I hiv negative with some other... Read more »

CNS Lymphoma

Posted by Anonymous
Does anyone know the symptoms of this condition? Can it just be a headache or would it definitely include confusion, disorientation, paralysis, seizures, etc. Can this condition be the first sign that one is positive if they've never tested? Is... Read more »