Willard801's Journey:

Spouse/Partner: Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults > Glioma > Astrocytoma > Low-grade Astrocytoma

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: about 11 years ago, Female, Age: 35

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    • Willard801
    • Experience with Low-grade Astrocytoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    Wife was misdiagnosed May 2006 with MS after MRI that was requested by a pain clinic for issues she was having with circulation in her foot that she had broke and not let it heal correctly.

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    • Willard801
    • Experience with Low-grade Astrocytoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    After a second look the pain clinic found a brain tumor, and before we left the Dr office they had her an appointment with the cancer center.

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    • Willard801
    • Experience with Low-grade Astrocytoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Misdiagnosed, diagnosed, Laid off from her job (so no health insurance), and surgery all within 3 weeks.

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Willard801
    • Experience with Low-grade Astrocytoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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