Bigmama's Journey with High-Grade Astrocytoma (also called G...

Caregiver: Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults > Glioma > Astrocytoma > High-Grade Astrocytoma (also called Glioblastoma)

Patient Info: Diagnosed: about 4 years ago, Female, Age: 21

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    • Bigmama
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocytoma...
    about 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My daughter had brain surgery in April to remove tumor. Right frontal lobe

    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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    • Bigmama
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocytoma...
    almost 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    My daughter started radiation 06/24/2013 5 days a week

    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Bigmama
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocytoma...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My daughter started oral chemo 06/24/2013 5 days a week she is taking Voronistat

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Bigmama
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocytoma...
    over 3 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    MRI showed tumor size decreased

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