which affects the lymph nodes
. Usually starts in a single node
and spreads not-too-quickly to others. Can metastasize
elsewhere in the body. Warning symptoms
include a pain in the chest when drinking alcohol
(even a small amount), and drenching night sweats
. A lump
sticking up from under my collarbone
tipped *me* off.
As recently as 1975, the 5-year survival rate for people diagnosed with Hodgkin's was about 15%. Now it's over 95%. Chemotherapy is a wonderful thing.
Mario Lemieux and sschris both had Hodgkin's and have since recovered.