Teen Mom 2's Jenelle Evans may be facing even more family turmoil, as multiple gossip sites have reported that her older sister Ashleigh has been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, cancer of the lymph nodes.
According to Those Baby Shows, Ashleigh revealed the news on her private Facebook page on March 24. A screen shot of her status update reads: "It is what it is. There is nothing I can but just concentrate on getting better. They said I should be responding to treatment as soon as I star. I'm stage 1 A non hodgkin's lymphoma. It spread to my spleen. The only thing I can do is just deal with it and get better and will. I'm very angry and scared."
According to Cancer.org, Stage I means the disease is only located in one lymph area or lymphoid organ. The letter A indicates that the patient has not experienced advanced symptoms of the disease, like an unexplained fever or excessive weight loss. Treatment for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma may include chemotherapy, radiation, immunotherapy, or stem cell transplant. In some cases, surgery may be required.
While Jenelle hasn't confirmed the news, she did post a troubling tweet later that day. "They say bad things happen for a reason, but no wise words are going to stop the bleeding," Jenelle wrote.
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Source: Those Baby Shows