Posted by Ruth P
on September 02, 2000 at 13:27:00:
In Reply to: bone marrow biopsy posted by Michele on September 01, 2000 at 08:03:55:
: 4 weeks ago I had a lymph node removed from my thyroid and the biopsy results say malt b-cell low -grade lymphoma, non-hodgkins. My oncologist has ordered cat-scans & a bone marrow biopsy to see if the NHL is anywhere else. Has anyone had a bone marrow biopsy (or experience w/this type of cancer)? I've heard the bone marrow biopsy is very painful. I would appreciate any feedback about this test, anything to prepare for it, etc. Thank you!
Hi Michele >>> go to http://www.lymphoma.org to the left click message board, next skrool all the way down to where it says Non-Hodgkins-Lymphoma Message Board and click on that. Those people will have the answers for you. God Bless