The Lymphoma Club offers support and encouragement to both Hodgkin’s and Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma patients, warriors, survivors & family/caregivers while also promoting awareness. Our motto is together we are stronger! Join our club and share your story!
Survivor of the Month
Our May 2013 Lymphoma Survivor of the Month is Mandy Cleary who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma almost a year ago. Mandy always took care of herself and felt she was healthy until cancer invaded her life. Her immediate thought was cancer does not happen to the young. Once Mandy converted the initial shock to fight mode, she was determined to win her battle, not … [Read More...]
The moments between diagnosis and the beginning of treatment are often the hardest for the person battling cancer. Here is a list of suggestion/tips if you’re diagnosed with cancer. 1. Take a deep breath and go easy on yourself 2. Seek help from others. Get support from family, friends, coworkers, clergy, associations, etc. (see number 12) 3. Get organized. … [Read More...]
"Part of winning the battle against cancer is hope, faith, determination, strength and keeping positive. The other part of winning the battle is a great medical team on your side. I learned early on that stats are just numbers and that I am more than a number. I'm a strong human being with inner strength and an iron-clad determination to fight to win. Stats don't tell you … [Read More...]
In 2011, Dustie Loughner was told she was pregnant after trying to conceive for over 10 years. The only problem: Dustie was diagnosed with Diffuse Large B Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Her oncologist told her that she wouldn't survive without chemo and suggested that she abort her baby. That was not even a consideration for Dustie, so she armed herself with knowledge through the … [Read More...]