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Overcoming Feelings of Isolation After a HL Diagnosis

“It’s important to find people who can deal with what’s going on and lean on them,” says Philomina who was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) when she was 29. She shares how her HL diagnosis impacted her emotional wellbeing and who she turned to for support.

Ask your doctor about recommended treatment options for HL, including important information about safety and side effects, and download a guide for Questions to Ask Your Doctor about Hodgkin lymphoma here.

The stories featured on this page reflect each patient's own unique experience with HL. Information shared in these videos is not intended to replace discussions with your doctor.

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PHILOMINA B.

Diagnosed at 29

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After being diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma, Philomina became an advocate for herself, researching her diagnosis and treatment options. A strong relationship with her oncologist helped Philomina feel comfortable asking questions and requesting more information when she needed it.

TOP QUESTIONS SHE ASKED HER DOCTOR

  1. How can I connect with other people like me who are going through this?
  2. Who can I talk to about the day to day challenges of treatment?
  3. Are there support groups or advocacy groups that can help me?
Questions to ask your doctor about HL

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