On June 23rd I went through surgery to have an enlarged lymph node removed from the right side of my neck and biopsied.
On June 30th I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (cancer).
Here is some info on the illnesshttp://tinyurl.com/Hodgkins-Lymphoma
Since then I have gone through several tests and procedures including a bone marrow biopsy. As of right now scans show this is present in my neck, chest and spleen which makes it a stage 3. But, scans show it is highly likely that this has spread to my bone marrow and could be a stage 4. I should find out the results of the bone marrow biopsy July 20th.
Either way, July 22nd I will go back into surgery to have a port put in my chest for chemo. My oncologist plans to begin chemotherapy later that week.
This has been in incredibly hard time for me and…
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