RissaRooXx's Journey with Intermediate-Grade Astrocytoma

Survivor: Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults > Glioma > Astrocytoma > Intermediate-Grade Astrocytoma

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: about 5 years ago, Female, Age: 23

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    • RissaRooXx
    • Experience with Intermediate-Grade ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Temodar and Avastin, minimal side effects.

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • RissaRooXx
    • Experience with Intermediate-Grade ...
    over 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Proton Therapy. Spots of hair loss, minimal side effects during treatment but a long term impact, as expected, from tissue scarring in the brain.

    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Experience with Intermediate-Grade ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Loss

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

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    • RissaRooXx
    • Experience with Intermediate-Grade ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Seizures

    Side Effects

    New diagnosis of post radiation epilepsy

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