nakodile's Journey with Intermediate-Grade Astrocytoma

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

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: almost 6 years ago, Female, Age: 25

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    • nakodile
    • Experience with Intermediate-Grade As...
    over 5 years ago
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    Initial seizure

    Oh No

    On April 20, 2011, I suffered a seizure. At the emergency room they did a CT scan and it came back abnormal. Then they did an MRI. They found lesions on my brain, the largest in the left frontal lobe. They told me I either had MS or a low grade tumor.

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    • nakodile
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    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

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

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    over 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

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

    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Oral chemotherapy, Temodar.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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