mauvehawk's Journey:

Spouse/Partner: Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults

Patient Info: Newly diagnosed (has not begun treatment), Diagnosed: almost 5 years ago, Male, Age: 58

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    • Experience with Brain and Spinal Cor...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Monday after Thanksgiving, they found a brain tumor, which originated from the esophagus. They took the brain tumor out. Esophagus ended up being stage 4 non-operable. Port has been put in, feeding tube last week. Radiation starts after Christmas and Chemo Starts on New Years Eve.

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    • Experience with Brain and Spinal Cor...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Brain Tumor removed

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
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    almost 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

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

    Painless Experience: Not Specified
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    • Experience with Brain and Spinal Cor...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    He is starting chemo on New Years Eve a combination of Cisplatin and Irinotecan once a week for 5 and half hours, for the next 6 weeks.

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