Grand7's Journey with Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults

Caregiver: Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults

Patient Info: Diagnosed: about 2016 years ago, Male, Age: 89

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    • Grand7
    • Experience with Brain and Spinal Cord T...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Radiation

    radiation was very debilitating.

    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    almost 6 years ago
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    Decision Point

    finally a decision was made to discontinue any treatment.

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    almost 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    His decision to have the surgery took a lot of thought and consultation. Being 81 years old presented a lot of risks. But the surgery went very well and he was released in two days.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Grand7
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    almost 6 years ago
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    Oh No

    We knew for several weeks that he had a medical problem. He was no longer thinking clearly and behavior was not typical for him. Even though he was 81 years old, he was still employed and after suffering a seizure at work he was taken to a hospital and diagnosed with glioblastoma.

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    • Grand7
    • Experience with Brain and Spinal Cord T...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Radiation

    Radiation was painless but made him very weak and feable.

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    He was given Temador at the begining. But when the tumor progressed he was then given Aviston but was unable to tolerate this drug.

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Grand7
    • Experience with Brain and Spinal Cord T...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Loss

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

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    • Grand7
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    almost 6 years ago
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    Other Care

    It was very difficult to balance the care we wanted to give him and at the same time respect his independence. He made his own decisions concerning his treatment and care after consuting with us.

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    almost 6 years ago
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    Decision Point

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    • Grand7
    • Experience with Brain and Spinal Cord T...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Oh No

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

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    • Grand7
    • Experience with Brain and Spinal Cord T...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Oh No

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

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    • Grand7
    • Experience with Brain and Spinal Cord T...
    almost 6 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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    • Grand7
    • Experience with Brain and Spinal Cord T...
    almost 6 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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