Emmy's Journey with Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults

Spouse/Partner: Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: almost 5 years ago, Male, Age: 60

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    • Emmy
    • Experience with Brain and Spinal Cord Tum...
    over 4 years ago
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    Oh No

    Brain tumor first diagnosed as glioma

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    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery to remove tumor the size of a golf ball. Went well. Initial diagnosis was wrong not a glioma. New diagnosis. CNS diffuse large b cell lymphoma

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    8 In hospital chemo of methotrexate. Minimal side effects

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    25 Rounds of whole brain radiation. Finished dec 24 hair loss. Burned skin nausea

    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    over 4 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Finished radiation but 4 more rounds of chemo to go in january

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