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BY Stephanie Howard

I was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s diffuse B-cell lymphoma on Aug. 14, 2015, and since then, I have undergone three rounds of chemotherapy, 22 radiation treatments and an autologous stem cell transplant.

Today, I show no evidence of disease, but the side effects from my treatment were and still are challenging. I’ve had everything from nausea, neuropathy and hair loss to chemobrain and hearing problems.

Mitigating side effects...

Cancerwise blog post: Stephanie Howard shares her non-Hodgkin's B-cell lymphoma and autologous stem cell transplant story

BY Megan Maisel

Marne Shafer thought her running days were behind her after she received a total gastrectomy, a surgical removal of the stomach and nearby...

BY Michael Terry

While I was shaving one morning in 2012, I noticed a large lump under my jaw. I immediately made an appointment to see an ear, nose and throat...

BY James Coulson Jr.

Before I had testicular cancer, I was a really cynical person. I looked at the glass as half-empty. And I saw everything in life as just a struggle to get through.

I’m not going to say that everything has a purpose now, but even the terrible things in our lives can be used for good. And looking back, I can see that a lot of good things did come out of having testicular cancer.

After I was diagnosed, I learned how to be grateful...

Cancerwise blog post: James Coulson Jr. discusses his testicular cancer diagnosis

BY Devon Carter

Your doctor may recommend that you undergo a stem cell transplant if you’ve been diagnosed with a blood cancer, such as leukemia, lymphoma...

BY Mena El-Sharkawi

When Pam Scarpino was diagnosed with stage IIIC high-grade serous ovarian cancer in October 2007, her local oncologist told her she was really...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Singer Kimmie Rhodes had been married to legendary music producer Joe Gracey for 28 years when he died of metastatic esophageal cancer in...

BY Tanner Touchstone

I started smoking when I was 17 years old. Nearly two decades later, at 36, my smoking addiction had taken ownership of my life, and I hated...

BY Jessi Hooks

I was diagnosed with melanoma in October 2014, at the age of 26.

It all started with a bump on my scalp, which nobody could really...

BY Stephanie Howard

When I was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s B-cell lymphoma in August 2015, my main concern was for my family. What was I going to tell my family...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

When Sandra Hurley was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) back in 1997, an Ohio-based oncologist gave her two to four more...

BY MD Anderson

Multiple myeloma patient Don Kendall had a pretty good idea what to expect when he began his stem cell transplant in January 2014.

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BY Cynthia DeMarco

Singer and songwriter Kimmie Rhodes holds a somewhat unique distinction: she’s supported two different people on their oral cancer journeys...

BY Megan Maisel

59-year-old John Lange was focused on his work for a commercial airline and looking forward to a long, active retirement when, in December...

BY Elizabeth York

In 1980, Jack Brown was 38 and busy working in oilfield sales. When a lump appeared on his left groin, he ignored it until his wife, Bobbie...

BY Cora Connor

As I entered the fall of 2016, I found myself excited about my brother Herman’s cancer-free status. He had returned from MD Anderson at the...

BY Elizabeth York

Tim Orellano knew something was wrong when minimal physical activity made him short of breath. “Other than acid reflux, I considered myself...