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Gbm removed twice- now what?

Posted 2 Nov 2016 by Shayla99 0 answers

Hello there, my dad was first diagnosed on Oct 5 2015 with a brain tumor... to which later we were told it was a grade 4 gbm. He had emergency surgery on Oct 12 2015... he did great after the surgery! We took him home a few a days later... it took time to heal... but he did great!! Long story short ...

What's the longest time a GBM patient has managed to stay alive on Avastin infusions?

Posted 18 Dec 2015 by Mrs A B 0 answers

What's the longest time a GBM patient has managed to stay alive on Avastin infusions? My husband is 62, had over 70% of the brain tumor removed in July, had radiation and Temodar. Now, he just started the Avastin Infusions 2xmonth, but he's very VERY weak on the legs, very lethargic and ...

What causes such severe aggression & combativeness in end-stage Glioblastoma?

Posted 25 Jul 2012 by StupidityHurts 1 answer

My mother is a 60 year old female who has been diagnosed with Glioblastoma since January, 2012. Up until two weeks ago, she has been able to 'roll with the punches', so to speak, until she began showing signs of extreme loss of strength in her lower legs. Two weeks ago, she could walk ...

Glioblastoma Multiforme - My Dad was diagnosed in March of 2013. He underwent surgery which the?

Posted 19 Jul 2013 by shannon3022 2 answers

... surgeons feel was "successful" He did six weeks of radiation and temodar. Since then, he has constantly gone down hill. Very weak, sick, can't eat, keeps getting dehydrated and falling. He started back on his one week a month of temodar and had to be hospitalized for dehydration. ...

Keppra and extreme tireness?

Posted 15 Nov 2012 by Arthur C 2 answers

My mother has GBM Stage IV. She had a gran mal seizure 12 days ago. She was on Keppra same day. She was fine after three days of IV Keppra and we took her home from hospital. She then became extremely tired one night and has not snapped out of it. Would like to get feedback on tiredness. What to ...

Glioblastoma Multiforme - I hope that someone can help me. I am a hospice social worker who is?

Posted 18 Jul 2012 by chille107 1 answer

... working with a pt. who has a glioblastoma. She has asked me to help her find support. She does not own a computer so is unable to participate in an online support group, and I have exhausted all possible resources in this area. this lady is desperately looking for someone to talk to. If you ...

Can Avastin eliminate Glioblastoma IV recurrent tumor?

Posted 18 Jun 2011 by vijaychandak 1 answer

My wife was diagnosed with GBM IV on Jan 27, 2011 followed by a surgery on Jan 31, 2011. She has been through 42 days of Chemo and 30 days of simultaneous Radiation. This was followed by 12 x 5-days monthly cycle of temadol. However after 6 weeks of the last Temadol dose the tumor reappeared and ...

Glioblastoma Multiforme - our loved on is in end-stage glioblastoma. She is combative - doesn't?

Posted 22 Sep 2009 by kasba 1 answer

... recognize anyone - talks out of her head - went from sleeping 22 hours a day to episodes of non-stop talking and ranting for 18 hours at a time - trying to get out of bed - will not swallow meds. Hospice is giving us steroids (which make her meaner and more combative), thorazine, morphine for ...

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