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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 10:10 PM
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  1. Unhappy Need Help Understanding Report

    Hello, I have been reading/researching endlessly, & maybe I just need better resources, but trying to understand the Pathologic Report has me...

    Started by Kelly!!, 09-20-2014 04:47 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 385
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  2. oligodendroglioma II in three year old

    Hi, sorry that I am not on here very often. I was found to have a low grade (II) oligodendroglioma in my right temporal lobe when I was 3 years old...

    Started by sixdegrees, Yesterday 07:43 PM
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  3. Recovery timeline for brain surgery

    In Feb 2013 I had an astrocytoma removed from by cerebellum, as well as a large cyst. I was wondering if anyone else has experienced vestibular...

    Started by saccadiceye, 09-26-2013 05:58 AM
    • Replies: 6
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  4. 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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  5. ologodendroglioma left temporal lobe

    my husband had a surgery on july 28, 2014 for oligodendroglioma grade II.he is scheduled for radiation theraphy this september. he is still having...

    Started by gomercloma, 08-31-2014 01:10 PM
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  6. 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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  7. Today is wear grey for brain tumor awareness

    https://www.facebook.com/events/1386193314977036/1388472651415769/?notif_t=plan_mall_activity i'm wearing grey in support of my son, Brandon and in...

    Started by lefty9284, Yesterday 01:40 PM
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  8. Update on my brother

    Im a little disjointed here.sorry : My brother has started to decline. The last two days he was angry and having delusional thinking. though...

    Started by soulsong4ever, 09-19-2014 10:59 AM
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  9. Has anyone experienced this?

    Was spending the day with my mother yesterday. She'd had her last MRI about a week ago and was stable. Her speech, some days are better than...

    Started by catwoman, 09-28-2014 10:28 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    Yesterday 11:38 AM Go to last post
  10. Hubby has a 6.5cm oligo just recently diagnosed

    Well, I've been sitting here wondering where to begin my first post, I apologise in advance if I ramble on. So here goes.... 12 weeks ago I gave...

    Started by Oligowife, 09-10-2014 02:49 PM
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  11. brain cancer status

    my wife has a brain tumor discovered in oct 2013. it increased in april. we started a very aggressive program. Mri in may showed slight decrease in...

    Started by royboy, 09-22-2014 05:09 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    Yesterday 09:23 AM Go to last post
  12. Why a PET Scan? Help me sleep tonigh :)

    I try not to post questions that require vague speculation, but here I go: I was called today to have a PET scan tomorrow. If the pathologists said...

    Started by RoseDaniel, 09-29-2014 11:58 PM
    • Replies: 6
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  13. Tocagen Trial update.

    My DH started the Tocagen trial in May. He had a virus injected into his tumor and is now getting a med. that the virus converts into a cytotoxic...

    Started by Josephine66, 09-30-2014 05:07 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    09-30-2014 02:45 PM Go to last post
  14. The story ends

    Hi, I have been away from the forum for a while now, and I am sorry I have to come back. My 34 years old wife past away on Feb 7 following 2...

    Started by Sleepow, 03-03-2014 12:26 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,259
    09-30-2014 11:40 AM Go to last post
  15. Where to draw the line with behavioral problems?

    About a month ago I was debating whether to place my sis with GBM in a home because I was too physically drained from lifting her when she was mostly...

    Started by JBro90, 09-27-2014 11:51 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 405
    09-30-2014 08:40 AM Go to last post
  16. Dex question

    Hi everyone, Hopping on here from the lung cancer forum. I actually was looking for info on dex and i read in the cancer pain forum you guys are...

    Started by jorola, 09-20-2014 06:37 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 367
    09-28-2014 10:22 PM Go to last post
  17. Help needed! Recurrance of brain tumor.

    History 13 years ago I had a brain tumor (Oliodendroglioma grade 2) removed. Due to a slight recurrence 3 years later i was treatment for 9 months...

    Started by davidsinger, 07-11-2012 10:53 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    09-28-2014 04:17 AM Go to last post
  18. Aura-like symptoms returning recently

    I wrote several weeks ago about having my Keppra dose lowered. I was on 2,000 mg twice a day. I stayed on that dose for over a year without any real...

    Started by quartknee, 09-15-2014 08:15 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 323
    09-27-2014 11:41 PM Go to last post
  19. WElcome to the city of BoringocityLthe yello brick road to the emerald city.

    I"m boring, too. But I refuse to hang my head I't more rice pudding up there: i.e., pusuedoprogression. Yes, I bawled. I was readmitted...

    Started by RoseDaniel, 09-23-2014 02:01 PM
    • Replies: 16
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    09-27-2014 11:33 PM Go to last post
  20. "**** you, you want me dead"

    That's what my mom said to me today in the chemotherapy room at her oncologist's office when I asked her if she wants to continue Avastin. My mom...

    Started by Cigur11, 09-25-2014 09:32 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    09-27-2014 11:30 PM Go to last post
  21. GBM Survivor 28yo

    Hi, I am new to forums so please excuse any mistakes. I was diagnosed with GBM this December, after having astrocytoma for several years. The entire...

    Started by KatieBird, 09-24-2014 06:40 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 381
    09-27-2014 11:15 PM Go to last post
  22. Red face 28yo GBM seeks GBM

    Hi, I'm new to this. I have had brain cancer for about 5 years. I have explored many hospitals and treatments...and would consider myself "up to...

    Started by KatieBird, 09-24-2014 04:57 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 246
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  23. First time post, hoping to learn a lot about the tumor I carry in my head

    It all began several years ago when I began to have migraine headaches. The only relief has been to take Excedrin Migraine pills, 2 at first for...

    Started by andydg, 09-13-2014 04:08 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    09-27-2014 07:00 PM Go to last post
  24. Gbm IV with out treatment, please help

    My dad is 57. He is a ten yr bladder cancer survivor. He is about fifty pounds over weight, has bladder and kidney infections frequently and has high...

    Started by Mturney3, 09-25-2014 12:34 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    09-26-2014 01:53 PM Go to last post
  25. Things patients hear--

    Don't take our depression or sadness personally all the time, please. Today I head a food delivery person say to the front nursing desk: THERE'S...

    Started by RoseDaniel, 09-23-2014 02:26 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 252
    09-24-2014 10:00 PM Go to last post
  26. Symptoms Heightened After Radiation

    Hi! My brother has GBM4 (paretial) & just finished radiation/Temodar a week ago. For the past couple days he noticed that his symptoms, that had...

    Started by Kelly!!, 09-24-2014 07:02 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 195
    09-24-2014 05:52 PM Go to last post
  27. Radiation Flare

    Hi everyone, My SO was diagnosed with a mixed oligoastrocytoma. She had a complete resection, followed by radiation, and has been with us...

    Started by cheerios, 09-24-2014 01:41 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    09-24-2014 03:33 PM Go to last post
  28. Radiation?

    I dont even know where to begin....2 weeks ago my life was completely normal and now everything has changed. I just found out i have a brain tumor...

    Started by kami88, 08-14-2006 03:13 AM
    • Replies: 13
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    09-24-2014 08:29 AM Go to last post
  29. Recently Diagnosed GBM, Some Questions / Seeking Advice

    So, hi, my name's Ted, I just turned 17 about a week ago. I stumbled upon this site scouring the web and it seems like people here are helpful and...

    Started by caelum, 09-21-2014 08:03 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 292
    09-24-2014 08:17 AM Go to last post
  30. Mom has serious infection, will we have to temporarily stop steroids or Avastin?

    We went to my mom's gyno today for a UTI that hasn't gone away, and also found out my mom has bacterial vaginitis. The gyno says that it is serious...

    Started by Cigur11, 09-24-2014 12:31 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 138
    09-24-2014 01:27 AM Go to last post
  31. 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 11:48 AM
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  32. Pituitary adenoma

    Hi there. I ve been here for a while and this is my first post. I m a 38 years old. Back in 2005 after a visual field exam and an MRI I was...

    Started by con, 09-23-2014 12:57 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 149
    09-23-2014 02:52 PM Go to last post
  33. Boring

    I feel a bit bad about posting this, given the run of bad news we've had recently in the group, but thought I would share I had another stable MRI...

    Started by NikosF, 09-18-2014 07:45 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 423
    09-23-2014 01:57 PM Go to last post
  34. Update on our daughter...

    Just received the devastating news today that our daughter's tumor has advanced to a GBM. Don't even know where to begin or how to process...Just...

    Started by 4lindsay, 09-23-2014 06:15 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 168
    09-23-2014 01:26 PM Go to last post
  35. A liitle confused and scared

    Hi all I have been reading this forum for a few weeks now.So here goes. My younger sister(45) was diagosned with a grade 4 brain tumour in may this...

    Started by deawn, 09-16-2014 09:49 PM
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  36. Itching

    Lori has started itching like crazy.....no change in meds, so we are not sure what it is. She says her right eye and right side of her nose keep...

    Started by DebinFL, 09-18-2014 11:54 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    09-22-2014 12:52 PM Go to last post
  37. Debating whether to continue Avastin

    My mom's MRI last week showed that the measurable part of her tumor (AA3) remains stable in size, with "extensive T2 signal intensity" throughout the...

    Started by Cigur11, 09-20-2014 11:38 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    09-22-2014 12:22 PM Go to last post
  38. 45 yr old GBM

    I am hoping to have some insight from the folks here who sadly have more experience than I with this horrible disease. My ex wife whom I share a 7 yr...

    Started by miteybucs, 09-20-2014 09:40 PM
    • Replies: 1
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  39. I'm not sure how much more caregiving I can handle

    I am doing the caregiving and medical decision-making for my mom who has AA3 almost on my own. Because of my mom's severe cognitive symptoms she's...

    Started by Cigur11, 09-14-2014 09:47 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 594
    09-20-2014 08:46 PM Go to last post
  40. Hallucinations

    Hi all, Have any of you experienced or had reported to you weird hallucinations during recovery? I guess I have a weird cast of charterters in my...

    Started by RoseDaniel, 09-15-2014 09:25 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 450
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  41. My husband has lost his fight.

    I had hoped that this day would never come. Johnny, the love of my life, passed away on September 10th after only 5 months since diagnosis. I...

    Started by Patiwalton, 09-12-2014 04:38 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 618
    09-18-2014 05:05 PM Go to last post
  42. X-Ray to diagnose brain cancer??

    Hi folks. I have a friend in N. Africa that was having intense headaches for the last three days and he finally went to the hospital yesterday. He...

    Started by Sarah C., 09-17-2014 03:29 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 274
    09-18-2014 01:18 AM Go to last post
  43. Glioblastoma IV Timeline?

    When I read the symptom timeline on brainhospice.com, I wonder if Dad may only have six weeks left or if its possible he'll improve yet again. ...

    Started by RayDeeCup, 02-21-2013 12:48 AM
    • Replies: 11
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    09-17-2014 07:06 PM Go to last post
  44. Has anyone with GBM reoccurrences been treated with

    Novocure/ Tumor Treating Fields? Novocure is dedicated to the development of tumor treating fields (TTF) therapy, a new weapon for patients and...

    Started by catwoman, 09-17-2014 01:19 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 184
    09-17-2014 02:22 AM Go to last post
  45. The time approaches

    It has been about five months since my dad's diagnosis. He spent six weeks in the hospital receiving chemo, and another six weeks in rehab...

    Started by luvmyfather, 09-10-2014 10:18 PM
    • Replies: 18
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    09-16-2014 04:06 PM Go to last post
  46. New study with tumors in mice brains explains why Avastin may be a dead end

    http://www.uofmhealth.org/news/archive/201408/hijacking-brains-blood-supply-tumor-discovery-could-aid Basically the study refutes the theory that...

    Started by JBro90, 09-15-2014 03:28 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 407
    09-16-2014 01:55 PM Go to last post
  47. Red Lipstick? How about great looking hair for brain surgery?

    First, Thank you so much for all the good thoughts, hopes, and prayers that this forum has been winging my way. My form of spirituality is about...

    Started by RoseDaniel, 09-10-2014 01:09 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 511
    09-16-2014 01:50 PM Go to last post
  48. still here: look like a ptize fighter got th brst o mee

    SStill around...have no ansers yet, but oy do I look like I went a few founds! Wish there wa a prize package attached! Dixie......my sons have...

    Started by RoseDaniel, 09-13-2014 08:38 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 396
    09-16-2014 11:58 AM Go to last post
  49. Hyperthirmie treatment in Germany showing good results, to some.

    Has anybody been to this treatment in Germany? On the right hand side you can change the language to English if its in German. We have...

    Started by STL, 07-17-2012 06:07 AM
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    09-16-2014 02:44 AM Go to last post
  50. History of Depression Combined with Brain Cancer Diagnosis

    I wanted to throw this out there and hopefully generate a discussion of stories and suggestions. All of her life, my mother has had a history of...

    Started by DixieDoodle78, 09-13-2014 05:05 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 201
    09-15-2014 09:41 PM Go to last post

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