I have recently diagnosed with Slow Growing and B Cell Lymphoma. I am scheduled for Rituxin Infusions soon. I am concerned about what Side effects to expect for example nausea and/other side effects.
I ask only because I have and I believe THC and CBD to be god sent!I've had limited side effects and find it helps to relax.😀
My first round they were low. But this see ond round they were 0 and I'm in the hospital. I got Neulasta after treatment but I don't want to go through this every time.
Tamara, because of my white blood cells I have to get a shot, they take my blood and if all is good I get my infusion one week with no pod and 2nd week infusion with a pod. Isn’t life great!
When I shaved my head during chemo I had a friend draw a smiley face on the top of my head. I used to tip my hat and bow when I met someone. 😁
Hang in there Bill, it took my Oncologist a while before I even had a precise diagnosis so I can relate !!!!!
We're there test that could have detected this sooner
My spleen is described as massive. Mine was discovered when I had a hernia repaired, then bloodwork revealed the lymphoma. If I had not had surgery I would never have known until………?
In july I had a breasttumor of 4-6 cm. I had An operation, pro diagnosi , The tumor is removed. Because a biopsy was non-conclusive for lymphoma. But the tests in the tumor again were non-conclusive. So I had a PEt-CT scan. And they found in my colo-rectal area the same tissue as in my breast. And again the pathological investigation of the biopsy was non-conclusive. Now I am having a second opinion in another hospital( Erasmus MC, Rotterdam) and waiting for results. The second PET-scan, three… read more
Wow, pretty complicated to me but you know that you have to find out what's up ! So sorry you're going thru this but I can relate a little. I was misdiagnosed with CLL for years until finally, I was… read more
By providers I mean hospital system, affiliation, and oncologists.
-If during your cancer/chemo journey you were not successful with you results would you change providers if it meant redoing all your labs/tests and diagnosis? V.S. staying with the same provider where all your records are held.
YES I did
I finished my first series of infusions of Rituxan two weeks ago and scheduled for another Cat scan 12/8. Wondering if any of you dear people could tell me what side effects you endured during several series of the same. Just diagnosed so forgive me if I don’t use the proper medical terms or ask stupid questions.(-:)