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    Holding you close!

    Dear Charlene
    I am so sorry to hear of yr BIL's decline. I was so happy to read he made the last wish on his bucket list.
    I want you to know you are all being held close to my heart & in my...
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    Re: Hope Disappearing

    Dear Charlene
    I am so very sorry to read of the latest update on yr BIL. I pray the Avastin will get him through this & you just never know what'a around the corner for GBMIV!
    The reunion with his...
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    Re: update

    Dear Phil
    Thanks for the update. This is good news certainly with no regrowth & stable tumour! I trust the review of meds will see an end to your current symptoms.
    A very Merry Christmas to you &...
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    Re: Laryngeal cancer

    Hello there
    In reply to yr question...I am not sure of the wait time for a pathology result, but usually they are done fairly quickly if there is a chance of a cancer diagnosis? When my Bro had his...
  5. Re: Hello, i'm Sherry and my Mom has the "c" word

    Hello there,
    Welcome to our forum. I am so very sorry to hear about your Mom Lung Cancer. Especially the recent update you have received from the "new" Dr!
    I am moving your post to the LC thread...
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    Ben Williams

    http://virtualtrials.com/pdf/williams2008.pdf

    This is an excellent article written by Ben Williams who is a long time survivor with a GBMIV.

    Cheers, Angie.
  7. Paying tribute to an Inspirational Aussie Marathon Runner

    Hi all

    Just wanted to share this with you all. Kerryn was an amazing sports woman & an amazing woman & Aussie, she fought breast cancer & won Gold in the Marathon in the Commonwealth Games in...
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    WBR 1 cycle

    Dear Kathy
    I will pray for you too & offer my support as you & your Husband continue on the "journey". Although not familiar with LC, I have travelled a similar Cancer path with my Bro.
    I agree...
  9. Thread: A Battle Lost

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    Re: A Battle Lost

    Dear Concernedwife
    I too am very sorry to hear your Husband has lost his battle with LC. Such a terrible loss for you and so young! It's not fair & very hard to cope with.
    I'm sending my love &...
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    Re: Mother In Law diagnosed with bladder cancer

    Dear Jen
    I am so very sorry to hear the sad news on your MIL. She has (you all have) been dealt a very hard blow. I will keep her & you all in my prayers.
    I do hope & pray she will be well enough...
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    Re: Avastin

    Hello Wendy
    I have a link for you to a book that is written by BEN WILLIAMS who is a long-term survivor with GBMIV. This is a book remember so very long but you can read about the various...
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    Re: New - worried about my mum

    Hello "M"
    My prayers & thoughts are with you at this time. I pray the surgery will be a successful one & the surgeon is able to resect the tumour recurrence, with your Mum recovering quickly & with...
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    Re: new member from new zealand

    Hi Elaine
    Welcome to the forum where noone wants to be! So glad you found us!
    It's a bloody curse to be given the news you have received, but in saying that a lower grade tumour is mostly a...
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    Re: Latest update on Andrew - all good

    Dear Jen
    It's fantastic to read your update on Andrew! Such a good result for him & I pray he keeps travelling this positive road. It must be such a relief for you all.
    How's his Mother doing?...
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    Re: Hope Disappearing

    Dear Charlene
    I too am sorry your BIL has been in such a "dark" place recently. At least he has now started on the chemo again (his lifeline). This journey is certainly challenging at every level...
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    Re: new-feeling helpless

    Hi Cartz
    Yes I too was treated with chemo & steroids, along with plasma-pharesis (bloody awful!), immune suppression drugs & antibiotics.
    Thank God I am still here 3 + yrs later.
    I believe your...
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    New member in a quandary

    Hello Phil
    Well I'm certain your whole world has been picked up & turned upside down with your recent diagnosis of a Grade 2 Gioma. Especially with your career as a Policeman & your part time...
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    avastin for glioblastoma

    Hi Wendy
    So srry to hear about your MOm's GBMIV. She sounds like an amazing lady to have so much "get up & go" & such a great attitude.
    I have heard of Avastin being used to treat GBMIV. I do...
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    Re: new-feeling helpless

    Hello Cartz
    Yes it must be overwhelming for your Bro & your family to have experienced so many problems with his health, both physical & mental. I'm sorry to hear your Bro has a history of Bipolar...
  20. Thread: Avastin

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    Re: Avastin

    Hi Charlene
    My Bro had the Gliadel wafers placed in the tumour after his 4th debulking surgery in Feb 08. He had no real deficits after this & was over the surgery fairly quickly. Although he had...
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    Re: just stunned!

    Dear Ennis
    I am very sorry to hear about Marc's BT. You have already been blessed with support & advice from other members here, I wanted to let you know you are all in my thoughts & prayers. So...
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    Re: first post. . . my sister has a GBM IV

    Hi Frederick
    I am so sorry to hear about your Sis & her GBMIV! I'm glad you found our forum though because it's a great source of information & support. I found the support here very comforting...
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    Re: GBM4... my mum. Where do I find the strength?

    Dear Jill
    I am so very sorry to hear about your Mum's passing. She had such a short time with her brain tumour but it sounds like she filled this time with alot of meaningful stuff. Please pass on...
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    Re: Nodular Sclerosing Hodgkin's Lymphoma

    Hi there
    I noticed your post attached to this thread & I'm afraid to say but it should be moved to the relative thread "other cancers" or "lymphoma". I will ask the Admin to do this for you. You...
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    Re: On the move again

    Dear Vee
    Sorry I haven't replied earlier Vee. Have been thinking of you & always follow your posts (even your replies to others) you are inspirational to me that through your pain & uncertainty you...
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