DJMessmer's Journey:

Patient: Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: over 6 years ago, Male, Age: 56

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    • DJMessmer
    • Experience with Brain and Spinal Cor...
    about 5 years ago
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    Oh No

    Had seizure in Sept 2010 and found nothing during the first ct scan and mri. Diagnosed with grade iv GBM and had first surgery in November of 2010. Male 50.

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    • Experience with Brain and Spinal Cor...
    about 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    surgeries in 11/2010 and 5/2011

    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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    • Experience with Brain and Spinal Cor...
    about 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    traditional radiation in december 2010 and january 2011 proton radiation in january and february 2012

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • DJMessmer
    • Experience with Brain and Spinal Cor...
    about 5 years ago
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    CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine)

    Other Care

    First person in US to get Novocure TTF decice outside of clinical trials. Received 11/28/11

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    • DJMessmer
    • Experience with Brain and Spinal Cor...
    about 5 years ago
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    Radiation

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

    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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