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BY Dolores B. Landry

After an MRI in 2004 for back pain, my doctor found a cyst on the right side of my stomach that had to come out. A surgeon in Abbeville, Louisiana did a biopsy and found that I had non-Hodgkin’s follicular lymphoma in my small intestines. It was stage I, found early.

A local oncologist suggested a wait-and-watch approach since the cancer was slow-growing. I sought a second opinion at MD Anderson with Jorge Romaguera, M.D. He also...

Cancerwise blog post: Dolores B. Landry came to MD Anderson for an autologous stem cell transplant for double-hit lymphoma, a rare and aggressive type of B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.