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Tips For Sharing Your HL Diagnosis with Friends and Family

“How does communication work? Who do I tell when?” asks Ben, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) when he was 25. He explains what it was like to tell his friends and family about his diagnosis.

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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BEN H.

Diagnosed at 25

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Ben was shocked to be diagnosed with Stage 4 Hodgkin lymphoma, but having an open dialogue with his doctor helped him make informed decisions while going through treatment.

TOP QUESTIONS HE ASKED HIS DOCTOR

  1. What is the best way to communicate with friends and family about my diagnosis?
  2. Who do I tell and when?
Questions to ask your doctor about HL

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