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Voices of Hodgkin’s Blog
Voices of Hodgkin’s Blog
‘Patient Is Otherwise Healthy’
JCO Oncology Practice –

Being diagnosed with cancer at any age puts many in a tailspin.

It Takes a Lifetime to Survive Childhood Cancer
New York Times –

One night in 1981, in the middle of bath time, Marty Gonzalez noticed a strange glow that seemed to emanate from inside one of the eyes of her 9-month-old daughter, Marissa.

Comorbidities Muddy Acute MI Diagnosis in Patients with Cancer Presenting with Chest Pain
Healio –

Patients with cancer had a higher rate of acute MI when presenting to the ED with chest pain.

Prevalence of Functional Limitations More than Doubles Among Cancer Survivors
Healio –

The number of cancer survivors with self-reported functional limitations throughout the United States has more than doubled over the past 2 decades, according to data published in JAMA Oncology.

Childhood Cancer Survivors Have Increased Rates of Late, Major Surgeries
Medpage Today –

Childhood cancer survivors have increased rates of undergoing late, major surgical procedures 5 or more years after diagnosis, according to data from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.

I’m a ‘Syringe Half-Full’ Kinda Girl
The Irish Times –

Meet Sheilagh Foley, a Hodgkin’s survivor with a familiar tale to tell, and she does it so beautifully. Hodgkin’s International was mentioned as a resource, and we are thrilled to have the “shout out!”

Study: Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors Show Signs of Dementia in Early Adulthood
University of Rochester Medical Center –

In a new study, the majority of individuals treated as children for Hodgkin lymphoma who are now in their 30s, showed signs of being an average of 7.7 years older biologically than their peers and placing them at risk for cognitive problems.

AYA Cancer Survivors at Higher Risk for Death Due to Second Primary Cancers
Healio –

Death due to a second primary cancer occurred nearly twice as often among adolescent and young adult cancer survivors compared with the general population, according to study results published in Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Cardiovascular Care of Pediatric Cancer Survivors: Mitigating a Lifelong Risk
HemOnc Today –

Cardiovascular screening is critical for Hodgkin Lymphoma survivors. Anthracyclines and radiation put childhood cancer survivors at higher risk for heart failure and heart disease.

Life After Cancer: More Survivors Live Longer, Face New Health Challenges
USA Today –

​More cancer patients live longer. Few get the help they need to stay healthy. 50-year Hodgkin Lymphoma survivor, Susan Leigh, describes the challenges of long-term cancer survivors.