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Information on hodgkin's disease - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
User :   do you have experience with hodgkins disease?
Doctor :   yes i do
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight, Waist Circumfrence
User :   my cousin is 25 and was diagnosed with the disease and i was just wondering if i could get some information on it
User :   how long the treatment usually takes
Doctor :   ok
User :   and is it normal for the patient to lose their hair?
Doctor :   yes sure, could u please provide the details of ur cousin
User :   she is 25 year old female
Doctor :   ok
User :   and is in great shape
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Hodgkin's lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of your immune system.
Doctor :   important factor in Hodgkin's disease treatment is the stage of the disease
Doctor :   treatment option or modality depends on the stage of cancer
Doctor :   also the number and regions of lymph nodes affected and whether only one or both sides of your diaphragm are involved also are important considerations
Doctor :   are you able to follow

Doctor :   if u do have any doubts please ask me
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