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What the HL: Christa, Treatment Challenges

“Always be fabulous” was Christa’s mantra while going through treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma (HL). She shares the challenges she faced during treatment, and how maintaining a positive mindset helped her through it all.

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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CHRISTA V.

Diagnosed at 28

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After being diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL), Christa built and relied on a strong support system that included her boyfriend, her sister and her dog. Today Christa continues to advocate for HL patients through her involvement with LLS.

TOP QUESTIONS SHE ASKED HER DOCTOR

  1. Who can I talk to about the challenges I face during treatment?
  2. What can I do to maintain a positive mentality?
  3. Are there advocacy groups or people I can turn to for support?
Questions to ask your doctor about HL

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