This site is intended for US residents only
VIDEOS | Preparing for Treatment

Questions to Ask Your Doctor about HL After Diagnosis

“I did my homework before going into those appointments and my oncologist was very receptive and willing to answer my questions,” says Philomina, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) when she was 29. She reflects on some of the questions she discussed with her doctor following her HL 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.

PHILOMINA B. photo

PHILOMINA B.

Diagnosed at 29

BIO

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. What are the potential short-term and long-term effects of treatment?
  2. Are there dietary changes I should consider during treatment?
  3. What should I expect as I prepare to start treatment? How will it affect my daily life?

Watch Next

Preparing for Treatment

1

Tips for How to Best Talk with Your Doctor about HL

3

Discussing Your HL Treatment Options

4

Day in the Life: Liz

5

What the HL: Charlie, Second Opinion

6

What the HL: Conor, Questions for Your Doctor

7

Day in the Life: Piper (Treatment)
Hodgkin Hub Partners
partners