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Forum: Brain Tumors Forum

This forum is for primary brain tumors, not metastatic disease. Moderators: GBMsibling, Lboy, NikosF

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Introduction to Brain Cancers

    Introduction to primary brain cancers and their treatment This introduction concerns primary brain tumors, which originate in the brain. It does...

    Started by Lboy, 02-20-2014 11:10 PM
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  1. Have you seen this video. Fighting cancer with viruses


    Started by fighterm, 03-07-2015 07:08 PM
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  2. 60 Minutes

    Anyone else watching this? Going to Duke on Thursday, can't wait to ask them about this! Stay tuned, will let you know! Peggy

    Started by peggy823, 03-30-2015 12:05 AM
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  3. new stage 2 oligoastrocytoma no deletions-help please

    Hi my husband has just been diagnosed with a oligoastrocytoma with out the co deletions. He was able to remove half of the tumor located in his...

    Started by Anacaretaker, Yesterday 01:15 PM
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    Yesterday 10:20 PM Go to last post
  4. My father& scarce brain disease

    Hi please guide me how to looking for site or any forum about my father scarce disease. I have several MRI from this disease. Thanks.

    Started by m_shr, 03-27-2015 07:15 PM
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  5. Update on my story

    Hi everyone. It has been quite a while since my last post. This is just a short note to update my friends. Overall, my life has not changed much. I...

    Started by brainman, 08-21-2012 10:39 PM
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  6. My brother is living with Grade 4 GBM

    He was diagnosed two years ago, almost to the day. Today would have been his surgery date. He went through 2 rounds of radiation and has not...

    Started by He ain't heavy, 03-22-2015 06:33 PM
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  7. Ken Burns Cancer Film on PBS

    Just posting a general blurb about the Ken Burns film starting tonight on PBS - anyone else watching it? http://cancerfilms.org/

    Started by DixieDoodle78, 03-30-2015 10:06 PM
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  8. Avastin treatment for GBM - Swollen and sore feet and ankles

    16-Feb-15. My mom has GBM and has been on Avastin since Oct-14. She has been doing good lately and her latest MRI showed positive results. However,...

    Started by coyote4, 02-17-2015 02:04 AM
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  9. Possible new tratment for GBM

    Thought this ,might be of interest to those on this Forum. CBS segment: Possible radical new treatment for GBM. Someone told me there was...

    Started by plugh, 03-30-2015 05:55 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    03-30-2015 06:26 PM Go to last post
  10. Brain Cancer and Genetic Testing in Time Magazine article

    Very pleased to see the words "brain cancer" on the cover of a national magazine - this article talks about genetic testing and how that can help...

    Started by DixieDoodle78, 03-24-2015 11:28 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    03-30-2015 01:25 PM Go to last post
  11. New here - Low Grade Glioma - Front Temporal lobe

    Hi everyone. I am a newbie. I am 40 and have 2 teenage boys and a wonderful hubby of almost 20 years. I have had migraines since my teens and...

    Started by madamechaya, 09-15-2013 11:03 PM
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  12. Urgently need help with GBM

    My mom has brain tumour GBM in left temporo-parieto-occipital -lobes in cerebral..we came to know about this two and half month ago ...we didn't take...

    Started by Pri, 03-11-2015 06:23 AM
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    03-29-2015 09:56 PM Go to last post
  13. Diet and Blood Sugar Question

    My husband was diagnosed with a mass in his brain on the 27th of Feb. In the week prior to surgery he went on a bit of a sugar binge and ate a lot...

    Started by lillf2, 03-29-2015 06:58 PM
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    03-29-2015 09:50 PM Go to last post
  14. foot drop?

    Today my right foot is suddenly not working right. My toes won't come up when I walk and are dragging. My leg feels a bit weak and numb. Being...

    Started by mccindy, 03-14-2015 10:33 PM
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    03-29-2015 01:20 PM Go to last post
  15. post radiation therapy mri - a tad boring

    Hi all, Just thought I'd share hubbys post rad mri results. "Interval disease improvement. FLAIR hyperintensity involving the right insular...

    Started by Oligowife, 03-28-2015 01:28 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    03-28-2015 08:41 PM Go to last post
  16. Doctor said cells in middle of tumour appear to be dead

    Hi, my husband who is 45 is having biopsy tomorrow for tumour in right temporal lobe. The doctor said something about dead cells in the centre of the...

    Started by vickicr888, 03-12-2015 02:56 PM
    • Replies: 16
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    03-28-2015 08:40 PM Go to last post
  17. Stable and boring

    Mom had mri and seen at uva today. Stable and boring. Great news.

    Started by catwoman, 03-26-2015 04:23 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    03-27-2015 08:07 PM Go to last post
  18. diagnosed with 4th ventricle glionueronal tumor

    looking for more information on this tumor. Mine was size of quarter located in the cerebellum.

    Started by ugron5, 03-27-2015 03:28 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    03-27-2015 03:58 PM Go to last post
  19. 21 year old boyfriend with GBM, tumor deep in his thalamus. Please help.

    I'm 18 years old and my 21 year old boyfriend has been diagnosed with.. I guess not officially yet, but after the quick biopsy (frozen sample)...

    Started by natakazam, 02-25-2015 04:31 AM
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  20. Husband Newly Diagnosed GBM

    In a ironic turn of events we ended up in the emergency room with my husband on the night of his fiftieth birthday due to some slurred speech and...

    Started by lillf2, 03-26-2015 03:00 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 385
    03-26-2015 06:58 PM Go to last post
  21. Secondry brain cancer

    Hi, About a week ago, mum was having a few issues with some numbing and weakness in one of her hands and some occasional slurred speech. The...

    Started by AC533, 02-02-2015 08:45 PM
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  22. Post surgery MRI scan

    I have my first MRI scan scan since the day after my surgery today. I'm kind of nervous, but interested to see what it shows. It was kind of a...

    Started by Oregongirl87, 01-23-2015 06:17 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    03-23-2015 08:08 PM Go to last post
  23. Confused and scared for my 22yo girlfriend recently diognosed with grade 3/4 tumor

    My 22yo girlfriend Bek, who I have dated since we were 17, was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor after suffering constant headaches with episodes...

    Started by John90, 10-16-2012 03:12 AM
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    03-23-2015 04:21 PM Go to last post
  24. update on my sister

    hi all, my sister had an mri, 9 months after her surgery and im happy to say that everything is clear. Thats something to expect with a low grade...

    Started by stardome, 04-05-2014 07:49 PM
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    03-20-2015 02:30 AM Go to last post
  25. Looking for hope...

    This is my first time posting here, so please bear with me. My 38 yr old daughter was diagnosed with Adult CNS PNET (left frontal lobe in brain) in...

    Started by Kathy H, 03-18-2015 03:50 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    03-18-2015 08:13 PM Go to last post
  26. Four more years!

    Today (March 14th), four years ago I woke up in an emergency room after having suffered a brain haemorrhage which was ultimately diagnosed to be a...

    Started by NikosF, 03-14-2015 07:42 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 784
    03-18-2015 12:00 PM Go to last post
  27. Brittany Maynard's Husband on Oprah "Where Are They Now" Interview

    This past Sunday, Dan Diaz, the husband of Brittany Maynard, was on the Oprah network show "Where Are They Now?" and I found his interview very...

    Started by DixieDoodle78, 03-17-2015 02:12 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    03-17-2015 11:13 PM Go to last post
  28. Recurrence of tumor

    well was a bad day yesterday. Brandon went for his 6month follow up mri and then seen the doctor right after. the doctor asked how has he been...

    Started by lefty9284, 03-10-2015 02:23 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    03-16-2015 01:19 PM Go to last post
  29. Another stable scan

    Just to check in and let you know my mother's scan was stable again. The doctor said the pictures that she did see it doesn't look like there has...

    Started by DixieDoodle78, 03-15-2015 08:47 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 358
    03-16-2015 01:15 PM Go to last post
  30. Joining the boring group

    Hi all. Got results of my latest MRI and things are clear still. The brain damage still shows up but according to my onc. is normal for the tumors...

    Started by Mary N., 03-09-2015 11:45 PM
    • Replies: 10
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    03-13-2015 12:31 PM Go to last post
  31. Third week of Rehab

    We are now in 3rd week of rehab, things are finally turning around but only after I pitched one fit! They expect him to go to rehab but didn't...

    Started by peggy823, 03-12-2015 03:56 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    03-13-2015 12:11 AM Go to last post
  32. Eye Question

    Kind of a new symptom, here. I'm due for my MRI on April 6. I've had some new sensations of late, the most noticeable being a sharp pinprick...

    Started by mccindy, 03-04-2015 03:07 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 347
    03-12-2015 04:31 PM Go to last post
  33. Question Dad with GBM - Asking for opinions (specificaly about dcvax)

    Hey everyone, my dad is 61 years of age, and he's suffering from brain cancer, GBM. He was diagnosed about a year and half +-, he had all the...

    Started by ofir866, 02-21-2015 05:02 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    03-11-2015 09:23 PM Go to last post
  34. Moved: CT Scan Effectiveness at detecting tumors over MRI?

    Started by kalcoslinder, 03-10-2015 09:07 AM
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  35. Brain Tumor Growth

    Hello, my father was dx with anaplastic astrocytoma (grade 3) last February, following a massive seizure at the end of December. He was treated...

    Started by PandaBear, 03-08-2015 08:00 PM
    • Replies: 1
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  36. What am I doing?

    Sitting here watching my husband sleep, second week of rehab due to stroke from Avastin. Have two more weeks here then back to Duke. What am I really...

    Started by peggy823, 03-01-2015 04:37 PM
    • Replies: 12
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  37. Diagnosed with Glioblastoma IV - Sad all the time...

    Iím posting on here on behalf on my Mum, who was diagnosed with Glioblastoma stage 4 about 1 month ago. (She is sitting next to me and this is her...

    Started by Annie1, 08-03-2014 09:35 AM
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  38. Right frontal lobe tumor removal

    I have had a grade II right frontal lobe (with extensions to what seems like everywhere) mixed oligoastrocytoma tumor for 12 years now. I have done...

    Started by LBbrain, 12-20-2014 05:53 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    03-07-2015 03:34 PM Go to last post
  39. new movie -.focus esp on brain cancers

    Hope its ok to post. Not all may agree but the trailer looks good and it will bring awareness and hopefully money for more research etc ...

    Started by soulsong4ever, 01-30-2015 04:36 PM
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    03-06-2015 11:00 PM Go to last post
  40. Approaching One Year of Diagnosis and New Scan Soon

    This entire event has been a roller coaster ride and drums up feelings that we all can attest to and know about. My mother has expressed her extra...

    Started by DixieDoodle78, 03-06-2015 01:52 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    03-06-2015 10:59 PM Go to last post
  41. Urgent!

    MRI result today was so bad. there is a progression even after Rt and chemo.(just finished 3rd cycle). Tumor did not respond to TMZ. Doctor can't...

    Started by gomercloma, 03-05-2015 01:13 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    03-06-2015 12:02 AM Go to last post
  42. Esthesioneuroblastoma

    Hello everybody, I am new to this forum, and I'm writing in behalf of my 23 year old cousin (which is more like a baby brother to me). Nine...

    Started by SilverSpring83, 03-04-2015 12:58 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 363
    03-04-2015 04:48 PM Go to last post
  43. Anaplastic oligodendroglioma and considering treatment options

    Hi everyone, I'm new here but have been trolling for a while. Lots of helpful advice and information that I've benefitted from reading! We live in...

    Started by chouwife, 02-26-2015 06:11 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    03-03-2015 05:15 AM Go to last post
  44. Aussiegbm

    Hi all, first time forum user. Diagnosed gbm grade 4 after surgery 30-12-13 Still here, had my last MRI 3 weeks ago and all clear. Hope to talk to...

    Started by Aussiegbm, 02-27-2015 07:21 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 425
    02-28-2015 05:37 AM Go to last post
  45. Lead Dog Battles Glioblastoma Brain Cancer -- a Helpful blog of my dad's GBM Battle

    I wanted to send along a helpful blog written by my dad (the Lead Dog), who is battling stage 4 GBM brain cancer. This blog will help all those who...

    Started by Jhirni, 02-26-2015 07:27 PM
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    02-26-2015 07:27 PM Go to last post
  46. Dad diagnosed with Glioblastoma Multiforme

    Hello everyone, I am new here, it is my 1 post. My dad (55 y.o.) was diagnosed 3years ago with an OligoAstrocytome III in left brain frontal lobe...

    Started by Elena Dimitrova, 02-15-2015 04:37 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    02-26-2015 05:15 PM Go to last post
  47. medical certificate

    Yesterday we went to my husband's neurologist.Blood test were good after 2nd cycle of TMZ. HE was complaining a tolerable pain and discomfort within...

    Started by gomercloma, 02-19-2015 03:17 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 406
    02-20-2015 01:28 PM Go to last post
  48. 47 Years Old Glioblastoma grade 4

    Hi everyone! My father was diagnosed on 07.11.13 with brain tumor. He got his surgery on 19.11.13 and the results showed gbm grade 4. 3 weeks after...

    Started by smaragdin, 01-16-2014 12:48 PM
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  49. Mom with GBM IV Becoming Verbally Abusive

    Hello all, I've posted here a few times since my mom (80 yrs old) was diagnosed in December 2014 with GBM. She has started her first round of...

    Started by scarlett71, 02-15-2015 03:28 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    02-19-2015 03:41 PM Go to last post
  50. Finished radiation therapy, next step chemo

    Hi all, Hope you are as well as can be :) Just wanted to offload somewhere that hubby's 6 weeks of radiation is now complete :) only side...

    Started by Oligowife, 02-18-2015 12:42 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 337
    02-19-2015 03:36 PM Go to last post

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