Lymphoma stories about diagnosis

Published: 12 June 2023
Have you been diagnosed with lymphoma? Here some of Macmillan's storytellers answer questions about their symptoms and their feelings when diagnosed with lymphoma.

"My Macmillan nurse sat with me as I was being diagnosed. She was always available to be an extra friendly smile." - Toby, diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma

Why did you go for tests?

"I smiled when I finally got the cancer diagnosis, which might seem strange, but at least now I knew what was wrong."  - Leslie, diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma

What helped when you were diagnosed with lymphoma?

More information about lymphoma

Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system. The 2 main types are Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).

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