1. almost 7 years ago
    i_am_scared's Avatar

    Numerous questions in my head!

    Decision Point

    1. As of today - should I break the news to my dad (patient) and my mother just now? Dad - He's just out of surgery and reco...

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  2. almost 7 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    After a few days (30th October 2012) the test results arrived. Holiday season in Bangalore, South India where I am. Hence the delay....

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  3. almost 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My dad was prepared for the surgery which was done on the 20th October 2012. He is a courageous person and we were by his side wishi...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  4. almost 7 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    As we got to the hospital, my dad went through a few tests (Blood, urine and a brain CT scan). The doctors suspected a Brain Tumor ...

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  5. almost 7 years ago
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    Initial Visit to a General Practitioner

    Clinical Trial

    My father, aged 62, was absolutely normal until about the 3rd week of September 2012. Just to give you some basic info - He has neve...

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    • Experience with Brain and Spinal Cord ...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    4 yr old falling a lot...went to Dr, then ER, then neurosurgeon, then MRI, then a tumor found in the middle of his brain...

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  6. almost 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Is about to start the fourth week of radiation with three weeks and two days left. Radiation five days a week. Side effects so far...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  7. almost 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Will be having chem after radiation, not sure yet what type

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  8. almost 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Originally thought it was a pilocytic astrocytoma, during surgery discovered it was cancerous and then after finding out pathology o...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  9. almost 7 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Son was worked up for possible vertigo, BPPV, going to therapy for that, therapy not working, then had MRI and diagnosed with tumor

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  10. almost 7 years ago
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    Birthday

    Celebration

    I turned 49 !

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  11. almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Scheduled for tomorrow everything is rush will fill out more after

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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