General Warning Signs


 Swelling of the lymph nodes (with or without pain), particularly in the neck, underarms, stomach or groin


 Night sweats

 Unexplained weight loss



 Shortness of Breath

 Trouble breathing


 High-pitched breathing sounds

 Swelling of head or neck

 Superior Vena Cava Obstruction (SVOC).

 This is a swelling of the tissues of the neck, arms, and face due to swollen lymph nodes pressing on the veins in the chest.


Note: Keep in mind that only about 30% of people diagnosed with

Mediastinal Lymphoma present

systemic symptoms.

Burning Flower Foundation

Julia Marie Briggs and Mediastinal Lymphoma