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    Builtfordtough, May I ask you how long your Dad...

    Builtfordtough,
    May I ask you how long your Dad lived after diagnosis?
    That is amazing that he could still drive and run errands. At least he had some quality of life before passing (I hope).
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    How Do I know when the end is near??

    I have posted a couple of times. It’s been since March of 2018 that my husband was diagnosed and the tumor “tonally” removed. Did the 30 times of radiation and chemo. Now we are on our second 6...
  3. Thread: Regrowth

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    Hi jenyj, Your story sounds pretty similar to...

    Hi jenyj,

    Your story sounds pretty similar to ours. My husband also was diagnosed with GBM multiforme in March and all the tumor was removed. Had the same treatment as yours. Never did all that...
  4. There is no Neuro-Oncologist in this area. We...

    There is no Neuro-Oncologist in this area. We are seeing an Oncologist, Family Doctor, Neurosurgeon, and for the first time end of August a Neurologist. Of course, during radiation we saw a...
  5. Thank you for your response. Yes he was on...

    Thank you for your response.
    Yes he was on Dexamenthasone 2mg 2xday (steroid meds) when first released out of the hospital and during the 30 radiation treatments. But after the radiation the...
  6. Does it ever get any better? Husband is really suffering from pain.

    Hi,
    I posted in April asking about Optune. But now that my husband is past radiation and could have the Optune, he has way too much pain to be able to wear the unit.

    He completed 30 treatments...
  7. Thank you so much for the replies. I am really...

    Thank you so much for the replies.
    I am really struggling with this Optune device. I called the company to ask some questions and they were very very vague and not at all helpful. Every...
  8. Thank you so much for your kind reply. That is...

    Thank you so much for your kind reply. That is an excellent idea about typing up all the info and giving it to the children and leaving some copies out; just in case.
    I just ordered an large folder...
  9. My husband has stage 4 of high grade Glioblastoma - Brain Tumor

    Hi, I am new to this forum. My husband out of the blue on 3/14/18 was diagnosed with this brain tumor - right frontal lobe. Had an 8 hr surgery on 3/18/18 and is now in third week of radiation and...
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