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Neuropathy And Lymphoma

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Ask the Experts

lymphoma; Neuropathies from vincristine

Dr Dezube; I am currently been treated with MACOP-B weekly for an advanced lymphoma and responding very well to treatment,I am down to the last 4 chemotherapy treatments.And feel well except for the side effects caused by the chemo drugs. The...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I'm glad to hear that you are responding well to treatments and that the end is in site. What you are describing is neuropathies caused by vincristine. If they are bad enough, I would recommend that you NOT receive any more vincristine. This... Read more »

Worry drug switch can spark reccurence of my lymphoma!

Ten years ago I had non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). My CD4 count was in the 800's.... Read more »

Recurrent symptoms (sweats, smells); is my lymphoma back?

Since finishing chemotherapy at the end of Jan I've been having night sweats, at first put it... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy (peripheral = furthest away; neuro = nerve; pathy = damage) Peripheral neuropathy (PN) -- nerve damage that causes numbness, burning, tingling and sometimes severe pain in the toes, feet and legs, and sometimes in the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lymphoma

What Is Lymphoma? How Is NHL Diagnosed? What Causes NHL? How Is NHL Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Lymphoma? Lymphoma is a cancer of white blood cells called B-lymphocytes, or B-cells. They multiply rapidly and form tumors. Lymphoma of... 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 »
TheBodyPRO.com

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 »
Connect With Others

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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lymphoma

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
is this condition related only to hiv/aids

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Need Lymphoma Advice?

Posted by JCraig
Hi all,

2 year+ NHL survivor here. Just to let you know, your local Leukemia and Lymphoma Society can hook you up 1 on 1 with a survivor who closely matches your stats. I am a First Connection volunteer and am lucky enough to talk with HIV+ men with... Read more »

Lymphoma?

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 »