My Husband

Last updated: February 2019

This summer, my husband had night sweats, lost weight, and had a huge lump (he finally told me) in the groin area. The lump was removed and the Dr. told him that he had non-Hodgkin lymphoma, the slow growing kind. About 17 years ago or so, he had a lump under his arm and had that removed, too.

Getting a second opinion?

After the recent biopsy came back, he said, "I was sure it was cancer but the biopsy showed it was cat scratch fever". Now I think they read the biopsy wrong and he's had cancer all this time. His Dr. said we should wait and see what happens. I want my husband to have a second opinion, but he is reluctant.

More on this topic

This article represents the opinions, thoughts, and experiences of the author; none of this content has been paid for by any advertiser. The team does not recommend or endorse any products or treatments discussed herein. Learn more about how we maintain editorial integrity here.

Join the conversation

Please read our rules before commenting.

Community Poll

What blood cancer were you diagnosed with?