1. 3 months ago
    GBMsurvivordad's Avatar

    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    GBM confirmed...4 surgeries....80% right brain removed

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Beamer
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocytoma ...
    over 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery, although necessary, had complications/bleeding, and because of the deep location of the tumor caused more swelling and reco...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • SSmith5780
    • Experience with Low-grade Astrocytoma
    over 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had "Awake Brain Surgery" to remove as much as they could. I got really sick during surgery and the first 12 hours after surgery. ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. over 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My whole right side has been effected

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • CRAPPY
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocytoma ...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Speech and occupational therapy

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • JennyWren
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocyto...
    about 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Ten days after my husbands craniotomy he suffered a brain bleed / stroke in which neurosurgeon suggested to just let him go due to t...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Butterfly7
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocyt...
    over 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was upset about the diagnosis, but chose to keep a positive attitude.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. almost 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Heart attack in 2010, 2 stents placed in heart. Open heart surgery in Oct. 2017 to repair mitral valve, replaced mitral valve ring &...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  4. almost 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had a resection of the tumor within the spinal cord and the syrinx that ran the length of my spine. 10 hour surgery. Needed emergenc...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Marisol25
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocyto...
    over 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    He went into surgery, naturally we were scared of the side effects, but I can happily inform that the surgery went really well. The ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Feisty76
    • Experience with Oligodendroglioma
    almost 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My first surgery of my life was the removal of this brain tumor which was in the very center of of brain. To start off I found out ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Feisty76
    • Experience with Oligodendroglioma
    almost 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had a stroke was paralyzed, that was my third shunt infection. They told me 6 months to a year to get out of rehab... I said No!! ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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