This video from TakeaPITStop uses a Barbie doll to demonstrate how lymphoma patients often discover their lumps. During Barbie’s usual beauty routine of shaving, moisturizing and applying fake tan she notices a lump near her collarbone.
Although she thought it could be just a cyst she decides to get it checked out by her doctor and after several tests, she’s diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The video goes on to detail some of the common symptoms of the disease including fatigue, persistent lumps in the neck, armpits or groin, intensive itching, and night sweats. It explains that lymphoma is the most common cancer in people under the age of 30 and advises young people to check their neck, armpits, and groin regularly for any lumps and get anything unusual checked out by their doctor.
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