What Started As A Cough Became A Stage 3 Hodgkin Lymphoma Diagnosis

Published on Aug. 12, 2015

What he thought was a chronic cough attributed to seasonal allergies turned into a stage 3b Hodgkin's Lymphoma cancer diagnosis. Cancer survivor, Steve talks about his journey through Hodgkin disease, which began when he was 31. #HodgkinLymphoma or Hodgkin Disease is a type of cancer that begins in white blood cells called lymphocytes. Both children and adults can get this cancer but it is most common in early adulthood between the ages of 15 to 40 and also late adulthood, after the age of 55. About Oncology Associates - Because no two cancers are the same, Oncology Associates specializes in personalized cancer treatment, which includes medical oncology, hematology, genetic risk evaluation, diagnostic testing and access to many types of clinical trials. Oncology Associates offers two cancer care clinics in Omaha, as well as at clinics throughout Nebraska. The oncologists include: --- Dr. Stephen Lemon - http://www.oacancer.com/dr-stephen-j-lemon-md-mph/ --- Dr. Irina Popa - http://www.oacancer.com/irina-e-popa-md/ --- Dr. Laxmi Narayana R. Buddharaju - http://www.oacancer.com/dr-laxmi-narayana-buddharaju-md/ Please visit http://www.oacancer.com to learn more about our approach to treating cancers like #lymphoma.