Lymphoma Patient Stories

  • Judith Bernstein

    Judith Bernstein

    A long time resident of Ambler, Judith Bernstein, was enjoying a blessed life. She has a devoted husband, Arnold, a son, a daughter and beautiful grandchildren who are the love of her life. She had been diagnosed with numerous squamous cell skin carcinomas that were successfully removed. But there is much more to Judy.

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  • Nancy Finnegan

    Nancy Finnegan

    Although Nancy Finnegan lives in Florida, she often visits with family and friends in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. While up north visiting her sisters in 2001, Nancy went to her doctor with complaints of a lingering cold and lots of bruising. After blood tests, an ultra sound and a bone marrow biopsy, she was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL).

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  • Ray Jastemski

    Ray Jastemski

    Ray Jastemski is a betting man. He enjoys traveling to watch horse races. So what are the odds on developing recurring Hodgkin's lymphoma AND a kidney tumor? For Ray, the odds were high.

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  • Chris Lyons

    Chris Lyons

    Hodgkin's Lymphoma

    As a young boy, Chris Lyons was an active kid who enjoyed playing sports and cheering on the Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies. Although he often complained of a pain in his side after running around, it would disappear on its own. By the time Chris turned 12, doctors attributed his discomfort to an enlarged kidney. Several months later, doctors felt that Chris would benefit from a kidney transplant. Just two days before his 13th birthday, Chris was the lucky recipient of his mom's kidney.

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  • Diane Morgan

    Diane Morgan

    Hodgkin's Lymphoma

    For Montgomery County Controller Diane Morgan, becoming a financial donor to Fox Chase Cancer Center was about much more than just writing a check. Diane experienced Fox Chase care first hand when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma at age 39.

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