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What the HL: Christa's HL Diagnosis

“I will say that I’m very thankful that she was on her game,” says Christa, whose primary care doctor diagnosed her with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) when she was 28. She reflects on her doctor’s attentiveness and ability to pinpoint her 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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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. What is Hodgkin lymphoma, and how serious is my diagnosis?
  2. How did you determine that I have Hodgkin lymphoma?
  3. Will this diagnosis affect my daily life?
Questions to ask your doctor about HL

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