Being diagnosed with lymphoma, or lymphatic cancer, can leave you feeling overwhelmed and bring up more questions than answers. At Moffitt Cancer Center, we understand that you’re experiencing a complex array of emotions, which is why our services go beyond diagnosing and treating cancer. We strive to provide whole-patient care, including educating our patients about their condition to help them understand their options.
If you have recently been diagnosed with lymphoma and are just starting to learn about this condition for the first time, you may find it helpful to explore the following articles:
- How Do You Get Lymphoma?
- Is Lymphoma Curable?
- Hodgkin Lymphoma vs. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
- How Do They Test for Lymphoma?
- What Is Lymphoma?
- What Does Lymphoma Feel Like?
- What Is the Most Aggressive Form of Lymphoma?
As you learn more about lymphoma, you’ll likely have questions regarding your condition. We encourage you to schedule an appointment with a Moffitt physician to discuss your case in more detail. At Moffitt, we recognize that each patient is unique, which is why we take an individualized approach to treatment. The multispecialty team that makes up our Malignant Hematology Program collaborates in regular tumor board meetings to help ensure our patients receive the best possible lymphoma treatment as well as the supportive care services they need.
"I find that a lot of times education is key to alleviating most patients’ anxiety. Once we explain the disease and treatment plan in detail, most patients tell me they feel much better. "- Celeste Bello, MD