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New Options for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

What to Know in NHL Care in 2024

Watch an empowering patient event and discover the latest advancements in non-Hodgkin lymphoma care, including Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) and Follicular lymphoma.

Watch Dr. Kulsum Bano and Dr. Nilanjan Ghosh from Atrium Health Levine Cancer Center, along with Dr. Justin Favaro from Oncology Specialists of Charlotte, discuss the latest advances with 3 times DLBCL survivor and patient advocate Dr. Robyn Stacy-Humphries.

Video Chapters

  • 00:00 – Doctor + Patient Introductions
  • 07:34 – DLBCL Current Treatment Options
  • 10:07 – Follicular Lymphoma Current Treatment Options
  • 15:39 – R/R Treatment Options (Follicular Lymphoma)
  • 17:39 – Bispecific Antibodies
  • 21:42 – Bispecific Antibodies Side Effects
  • 30:00 – DLBCL Bispecific Antibody Clinical Trials
  • 35:43 – CAR T-Cell Therapy
  • 41:39 – CAR T-Cell Therapy Side Effects
  • 53:40 – FL Bispecific Antibody Clinical Trials
  • 1:01:30 – Can We Have Chemo Free Treatments?
  • 1:04:06 – Access to CAR T-Cell Therapy
  • 1:16:11 – Defining Medical Roles
  • 1:22:53 – Questions & Answers
  • 1:22:55 – Getting a Second Opinion
  • 1:24:40 – Bispecifics vs. CAR T-Cell Therapy
  • 1:43:45 – Monoclonal antibodies as options


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This interview has been edited for clarity. This is not medical advice. Please consult with your healthcare provider for treatment decisions.

Learn Through Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Patient Stories

Lena V. feature profile

Lena V., Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL), Stage 1

Symptoms: Blood in urine
Treatment: Surgery, chemotherapy (R-CHOP), radiation
Cindy M. feature profile

Cindy M., Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL), Stage 4

Symptoms: Itchy skin on the palms and soles of feet; yellow skin and eyes
Treatment: Chemotherapy (R-CHOP)
Harriet C., Diffuse Large B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (DLBCL) Cancer Diagnosis: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL)Symptoms: Weight loss, difficulty walking, stomach pain, feeling unwell Treatment: Chemotherapy, EPOCH, methotrexate
Sammie shares her non-hodgkin's lymphoma story
Sammie F., Diffuse Large B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (DLBCL) Cancer Diagnosis: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL)Symptoms: Chest pain, back pain, bump on neck, night sweats Treatment: Chemotherapy, CAR T-Cell therapy
Alesia A., Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) Cancer Diagnosis: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL)Symptoms: Fatigue, shortness of breath, swelling, night sweats, anxiety Treatment: Chemotherapy
Tony W. feature profile

Tony W., Relapsed T-Cell/Histiocyte-Rich Large B-Cell Lymphoma (T/HRBCL)

1st Symptoms: A lot of effort needed cycling, body wasn’t responding the same; leg swelling
Treatment: R-CHOP chemotherapy, CAR T-cell therapy

Jonathan S., Diffuse Large B-Cell (DLBCL), Stage 4

1st Symptoms: Severe shoulder pain
Treatment: 6 rounds of R-CHOP chemotherapy, 10 rounds of methotrexate, 12 rounds of focal radiation, autologous stem cell transplant

Leanne T., Follicular Lymphoma Transformed to DLBCL, Stage 3B

1st Symptoms: Fatigue, persistent cough
Treatment: R-CHOP chemotherapy, 6 rounds
Paige C.

Paige C., Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL), Stage 4

Symptoms: Weight loss, extreme fatigue, swollen lymph nodes in the neck
Treatment: R-EPOCH chemotherapy
Stephanie Chuang

Stephanie Chuang

Stephanie Chuang, founder of The Patient Story, celebrates five years of being cancer-free. She shares a very personal video diary with the top lessons she learned since the Non-Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosis.
Kris W.

Kris W., Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL), Stage 4

1st Symptoms: Pain in the side of the abdomen
Treatment: R-CHOP chemotherapy
Robyn S. profile

Robyn S., Relapsed Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL), Stage 2E

Symptoms: Enlarged lymph nodes
Treatments: Chemotherapy: R-CHOP, R-ICE, intrathecal, BEAM; autologous stem cell transplant, head and neck radiation, CAR T-cell therapy

Barbara R., Diffuse Large B-Cell (DLBCL), Stage 4

1st Symptoms: Abdomen and gastric pain

Treatment: Chemotherapy R-CHOP, CAR T-cell therapy, study drug CYT-0851

Luis V., Diffuse Large B-Cell (DLBCL), Stage 4

1st Symptoms: Persistent cough, fatigue, unexplained weight loss

Treatment: Chemotherapy R-CHOP and methotrexate

Nina L., Diffuse Large B-Cell (DLBCL), Stage 4

1st Symptoms: Hip and lower extremities pain, night sweats
Treatment: Chemotherapy R-CHOP

Richard P., Relapsed/Refractory Follicular Lymphoma & DLBCL

1st Symptoms of relapse: Swelling in leg, leg edema Treatment:1st line - R-CHOP chemotherapy, 2nd line - clinical trial of venetoclax-selinexor

Shahzad B., Refractory Diffuse Large B-Cell (DLBCL), Stage 4

1st Symptoms: Extreme fatigue
Treatment: R&B, R-ICE, R-EPOCH, CAR T-cell therapy (cell-based gene therapy)
FDA approved: October 2017

Erin R., DLBCL & Burkitt Lymphoma, Stage 4

Cancer details: Characteristics of both subtypes
1st Symptoms: Lower abdominal pain, blood in stool, loss of appetite
Treatment: Chemotherapy (Part A: R-CHOP, HCVAD, Part B: Methotrexate, Rituxan, Cytarabine)

Emily G., Diffuse Large B-Cell (DLBCL), Stage 4

1st Symptoms: Pain in left knee
Treatment: R-CHOP chemo (6 cycles), high-dose methotrexate chemo (3 cycles)
David shares his stage 4 follicular lymphoma diagnosis
David K. Diagnosis: Stage 4 Follicular LymphomaSymptoms: Sharp abdomen pains, frequently sick, less stamina Treatment: Chemo, R-CHOP, rituximab, radiation, bendamustine, stem cell transplant
Headshot of Nicky, who's living with stage 4 follicular lymphoma
Nicky G. Diagnosis: Follicular LymphomaSymptoms: Fatigue, weight loss, lumps in the neck and groin Treatment: Quarterly infusions of rituximab, radioactive iodine 131 infusion, platelet transfusionn

Kim S., Follicular Lymphoma, Stage 4

1st Symptoms: Stomach pain
Treatment:Chemotherapy (rituximab & bendamustine), rituximab for 2 additional years

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Non-hodgkin lymphoma patient event in charlotte, north carolina

Myers Park Presbyterian Church, Oxford Hall
2501 Oxford Place, Charlotte, NC


TIME: 9:30 AM-11:30 AM (EST)




Join us for an empowering patient event as we delve into the latest advancements in non-Hodgkin lymphoma care, including DLBCL and Follicular lymphoma. All registrants can submit questions ahead of the event to our expert panelists. Secure your spot to access a supportive community, ensuring an informed and hopeful path forward for you or your loved one.


  • Emerging Treatments & Clinical Trials Unite with specialists and community doctors for personalized care. Explore bispecifics for RR DLBCL and Follicular lymphoma with expert insights.
  • Care Collaboration: How to work with specialists and community doctors for a more personalized approach to your health. Plus, advice on getting a second opinion.
  • Symptoms & Side Effect Management: The experts explain important symptoms to look out for and how to manage treatment side effects.
  • Inspiring Stories: Hear directly from patients and their family members about finding emotional support and hope.
  • Optimizing Sequencing: Learn about treatment sequencing for effective non-Hodgkin lymphoma management.
  • Practical Advice: Understand how to improve accessibility, speak up during appointments, and maintain a high quality of life while living with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
  • Connect: Meet a diverse community of patients, care partners, advocates, and medical professionals who are passionate about improving the non-Hodgkin lymphoma landscape.

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