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    Always follow you and look for your posts,...

    Always follow you and look for your posts, NikosF. Will think of you extra hard and hope for the best.

    Hopefully this will just be "new" and no change hardly at all. Stay in touch here.
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    GBM and Caregiving

    Just wanted to reach out and ask all of you how has GBM impacted your life as being a caregiver?
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    Very good reminder of a post - publicity and...

    Very good reminder of a post - publicity and correct notice of glioblastoma needs to continue!
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    Just wanted to acknowledge and welcome you to the...

    Just wanted to acknowledge and welcome you to the forums. It is a sucky club to be a part of - this cancer club.
    But these folks here are compassionate and full of knowledge.

    While this is...
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    Thank you for staying with us and posting about your life after GBM.
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    Thank you everyone for your answers and support....

    Thank you everyone for your answers and support. GBM Sibling, you gave a very candid and human answer
    about being too exhausted to look into it. I'm beginning to feel that the "system" wants us to...
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    Chris Duncan - reoccurence of GBM

    Just saw an article about Ex-Cardinal Chris Duncan having a reoccurence of GBM

    What struck me was he was supposedly first diagnosed in 2012 and the cancer returned last year.
    Still pretty good...
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    Caregiving for your GBM loved one

    Just asking how all of you managed to care for your loved one with GBM?

    As a caregiver, were you always in the home? Seek out services? Get help? What would you do again or do differently?
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    Brief update - Mom is doing so much better...

    Brief update - Mom is doing so much better cognitively and talks like her old self. Progress at rehab is very slow but happening. Had the progress meeting at rehab today and she will be there for at...
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    Being in rehab is a better place for her at this...

    Being in rehab is a better place for her at this time. She is getting therapy and care that she needs. Progress is very slow but she is standing on it with assistance. I anticipate this being at...
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    Mother fell - now in rehab

    A week ago my mother fell and broke her hip. She had a partial hip replacement. After a 6 day hospital stay, she is now in rehab. The plan is to make her stronger so she can go home.

    Besides the...
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    Due to being a hypochondriac, I would push for 6...

    Due to being a hypochondriac, I would push for 6 month at this early stage.
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    Update on mother - December 2018

    Just to update on my mother - she had two scans done this fall and they show basically no change from the mid summer scan
    that showed a slight increase in blood flow to the very tiny spot. Mom...
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    Went to see the NO again today for check in....

    Went to see the NO again today for check in. Another MRI scheduled in 4 weeks. My mothers condition is declining steadily with her right leg turned into deadweight and barely able to pivot, etc. Her...
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    We saw the NO today and got the MRI results. The...

    We saw the NO today and got the MRI results. The MRI showed the spot and enhancement around the spot look better. The NO said that is good and unusual since normally this treatment doesn't respond a...
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    Tomorrow is my mother's 70th birthday and we will...

    Tomorrow is my mother's 70th birthday and we will enjoy the day. It has been a year of change, ups and downs and milestones.
    Mother and daughter both had "big" birthdays - 70 and 40, respectively. ...
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    I dont think we are allowed to post links here...

    I dont think we are allowed to post links here which is why I did not. If you Google Huff Post, Ted Kennedy and John McCain, there is an article and how the two men died on same day, years apart from...
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    Very saddened to read of John McCain's death....

    Very saddened to read of John McCain's death. Regardless of where we stand politically, I'm sure we can all appreciate this man's service to our country and commitment to our country. Loved his...
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    My mothers MRI has been scheduled for early...

    My mothers MRI has been scheduled for early September. Her symptoms are not improving at all. Lots of trouble finding words and walking.
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    Just wanted to thank you all again for your...

    Just wanted to thank you all again for your responses. You bring me comfort. Glad to tell you that Mom and I talk and say the important stuff and we still giggle at times.
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    Update on mother

    My mother has been back on Avastin for 3 sessions now (goes every two weeks). MRI is scheduled for mid August.

    Her symptoms are the same and/or worsening. Harder time finding words, right leg and...
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    Thank you both for your informative and candid...

    Thank you both for your informative and candid responses. I do understand that this is a special time in my life. Let's support each other day by day and pray for goid moments to carry us through...
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    John McCain and new book

    Has anyone gotten or read excerpts of John McCain's new book The Restless Wave: Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations?

    I will probably get a hold of it next week and let you all know...
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    Thank you both for your suggestions. The short...

    Thank you both for your suggestions. The short update answer is we are doing Avastin again.

    The tumor spot got a little bit bigger and there is blood flow, which makes it active. Going to do a...
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    Other treatment options ideas?

    My mother just passed her fourth year anniversary with GBM in May. We are going into another MRI and results
    of the scan next week. This will be her third recurrence of GBM since this all began.
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