For two years, John saw a number of doctors, allergists and specialists. Something was wrong, but no one was able to determine exactly what. Finally, in 2009, a dermatologist made an accurate diagnosis: Cancer – a very rare form called mycosis fungoides, non-hodgkin lymphoma.
Signs of Lymphoma:
- Painless swelling in the lymph nodes of the neck, groin or stomach region
- Severe night sweats
- Unexplained rash or itchy skin
The Definition of Teamwork
John was swiftly referred to here where he was met with a team who could handle his unique and complex case.
"I always feel that they are interested in hearing how this disease has impacted my life and the things they can do to make it better."
John's doctor was from Moffitt's Malignant Hematology Program where board-certified physicians help patients who believe they may have lymphoma. His highly specialized physician helped him diagnose, treat and help manage his symptoms.