For patients with leukemia, lymphoma, and other blood cancers, a blood or marrow transplant can be a potential cure. But when the transplant uses marrow or blood stem cells from a donor, it can have two effects — one harmful and the other helpful.
Everything happened so quickly—the trip to the emergency room, the diagnosis of immunoblastic large cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma, surgery to partially remove the very large tumor in his chest cavity, multiple courses of chemotherapy.
Last Sunday's episode of Roswellness Radio featured Myron Czuczman, MD, formerly of Roswell Park. On the final day of Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month, Dr. Czuczman discussed the basics of leukemia and lymphoma, including symptoms and treatment.