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In 2014, I was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma and it changed my life forever...in a good way. This podcast is a revisiting of that experience with detailed information about my treatment, emotions and overall cancer journey, with the added perspective of being a cancer survivor for nearly five years now. Thanks for listening and Down With Lumpy!

Down With Lumpy - My Hodgkin's Lymphoma Cancer Fight Matt P

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In 2014, I was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma and it changed my life forever...in a good way. This podcast is a revisiting of that experience with detailed information about my treatment, emotions and overall cancer journey, with the added perspective of being a cancer survivor for nearly five years now. Thanks for listening and Down With Lumpy!

    "Matt Takes Tests Week" Part 3 & 4

    "Matt Takes Tests Week" Part 3 & 4

    In which I get a bone marrow aspiration and a MUGA heart scan.

    Read the original bone marrow aspiration post and the MUGA scan post.

    As promised, here is the Bill Nye the Science Guy "Love Shack" parody about your bloodstream. That's gonna be in your head for a while.

    Music by Rojj from icons8.com

    Thanks for listening and subscribing! Please share this with anyone you know who is currently fighting Hodgkin's Lymphoma, fighting another type of cancer, or just might find this inspiring. Down With Lumpy!


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    • 18 min
    "Matt Takes Tests Week" Part 1 & 2

    "Matt Takes Tests Week" Part 1 & 2

    In which I get a pulmonary function test and a PET scan.

    Read the original pulmonary function test post and the PET scan post.

    Music by Rojj from icons8.com

    Thanks for listening and subscribing! Please share this with anyone you know who is currently fighting Hodgkin's Lymphoma, fighting another type of cancer, or just might find this inspiring. Down With Lumpy!


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    • 13 min
    My Cancer Diagnosis

    My Cancer Diagnosis

    In which I officially become a cancer patient fighting Classic Hodgkin's Lymphoma.

    Read the original blog post.

    Music by Rojj from icons8.com

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    • 12 min
    The Uncertainty of the Diagnosis Waiting Game

    The Uncertainty of the Diagnosis Waiting Game

    In which I confront my anxious feelings about awaiting my full cancer diagnosis and discuss the power of prayer. I also look back on a blog comment left on this post by my friend Dana, who faced her own cancer battle, and reflect on the importance of even the most simple outreach from family and friends when you're facing cancer or any other tough life circumstance.

    Read the original blog post.

    Music by Rojj from icons8.com

    Thanks for listening and subscribing! Please share this with anyone you know who is currently fighting Hodgkin's Lymphoma, fighting another type of cancer, or just might find this inspiring. Down With Lumpy!


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    • 12 min
    Baby's First Cancer Surgery

    Baby's First Cancer Surgery

    In which I am put under for surgery for the first time in my life, and they take a lump of lymph node out of my neck for further examination.

    Read the original blog post.

    Music by Rojj from icons8.com

    Thanks for listening and subscribing! Please share this with anyone you know who is currently fighting Hodgkin's Lymphoma, fighting another type of cancer, or just might find this inspiring. Down With Lumpy!


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    • 15 min
    Is That A Lump in Your Throat or Are You Happy to See Me?

    Is That A Lump in Your Throat or Are You Happy to See Me?

    In which I realize the growing mass in my neck is not normal and finally get it checked out. Oops...it's cancer.

    Read the original blog post.

    Music by Rojj from icons8.com

    Thanks for listening and subscribing! Please share this with anyone you know who is currently fighting Hodgkin's Lymphoma, fighting another type of cancer, or just might find this inspiring. Down With Lumpy!


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    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

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sj12498 ,

Helpful and non boring

My brother just got diagnosed and so far the info out there is exhaustingly boring and not has helpful as one would hope. We are at the beginning of our journey, Matt, finish your story!

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