westgreen'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: almost 9 years ago, Female, Age: 47

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    • westgreen
    • Experience with Intermediate-Grade A...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Oh No

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    • westgreen
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    almost 5 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    can't drive anymore. Poor vision in left eye and no peripheral vision. Siezures at times.

    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • westgreen
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    almost 5 years ago
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    Radiation

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • westgreen
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    almost 5 years ago
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    Nausea medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Took Temadar for one week a month for 6 months. Much less bothersome than people on infusive chemo. First I had 31 days of Radiation.

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • westgreen
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    almost 5 years ago
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    Seizures

    Side Effects

    No peripheral vision. Poor sight in lkeft eye.

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    • westgreen
    • Experience with Intermediate-Grade A...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Other

    Other Care

    Tak and get more tired than before diagnosise Kepra 2x a day. I get pains in the head

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