Lymphoma Lowdown on Treatment
Lymphoma & Watch and Wait
In 2015, Charlotte was diagnosed with a non-Hodgkin’s follicular lymphoma, a type of slow-growing incurable blood cancer in 2015. She was the youngest patient her consultant had seen with this type of cancer.
After undergoing 3 years of chemotherapy and immunotherapy, Charlotte went into remission, but unfortunately, in the summer of 2021, she found out that her cancer had relapsed. Charlotte shares her lymphoma lowdown on a type of active cancer monitoring called ‘watch and wait’.
Lymphoma & Hospitals
In 2014, at the age of 23, Samantha joined the club nobody wants to be in and was diagnosed with stage two Hodgkins Lymphoma. Samantha underwent 6 months of chemotherapy but relapsed 3 months after her last treatment.