• inadaze
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocytoma...
    over 4 years ago
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    Hospice

    Other Care

    Mom was placed in a nursing home. Short term memory is not good. Long term memory is good. She has issues with hallucinations and co...

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    • inadaze
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocytoma...
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    8 days after surgery 2 new lesions. 16 days after surgery CT scans show lesions are now 2 new tumors!

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    • inadaze
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocytoma...
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Mom ended up losing use of her left arm and leg. It also induced Schizophrenia.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • dan55drew
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocyto...
    over 4 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    The wife got to ring the bell after the radiation treatment was done

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    • dan55drew
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocyto...
    over 4 years ago
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    Biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The biopsy went well, only problem was taking out staples, it hurt her quite a bit

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • dan55drew
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocyto...
    over 4 years ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    The wife was in the hospital for 20 days while trying to get to the point where she could go home

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    • dan55drew
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocyto...
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Taking the chemo drugs was easy for my wife, no side effects and no impact to daily life.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • dan55drew
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocyto...
    over 4 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    My wife reported no pain. She did not lose her hair. the only issue was getting her to the Cancer Center every day.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Amy8981
    • Experience with Intermediate-Grade Ast...
    over 4 years ago
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    Possibility of both

    Radiation

    His treatments start in a week

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Amy8981
    • Experience with Intermediate-Grade Ast...
    over 4 years ago
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    my father could die, become weak, sick and just being terrified.

    Oh No

    My mother is concentrating and very afraid of money issues when it is honestly not an issue (but she is just like me and worries abo...

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  1. over 4 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    They attempted to remove it, but were unable to without a large chance of killing me.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. over 4 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    It went from benign to malignant, and grew from my optic cavity into my brain.

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