Adolescents and young adults

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Managing Survivorship: Adolescents & Young Adults with Brain Tumors Webinar

  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted March 18, 2014
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  • We are hosting a webinar this Wednesday, 3/19/2014 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Central time. Managing Survivorship for Adolescents and Young Adults who have Been Diagnosed with Pediatric Brain Tumors Join Stewart ...

first post - 13 year old son - germinoma & teratoma

  • By Purlmom · New reply March 7, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • I just recently found this forum. Perhaps I wasn't ready to earlier. My 13 year old son, Matt, is currently in recovery from his ordeal with a germinoma & teratoma. He was diagnosed (at Lucille Packard ...

Will seizures reappear if I work?

  • By Hariom · New reply September 25, 2013
  • 15 replies
  • I wil be joining IT sector and I am really concerned whether my seizures will reappear. I do feel strained when I spend long times on computer or television. does it affect work ...

Webinar: Updates in Pediatric Brain Stem and Spinal Cord Tumors

  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted September 13, 2013
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  • Tuesday, September 17, 2013 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT Webinar Registration: 3592646 This webinar will discuss Brain Stem & Spinal Cord tumor types, updates in surgical ...

Returning to School After Treatment of a Pediatric Brain Tumor

  • By ABTA_Jillann · New reply August 28, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • ABTA Presents: Returning to School Following Treatment of a Pediatric Brain Tumor Webinar Wednesday, August 28, 2013 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT Webinar Registration: ...

Acoustic Neuroma, 19 y/o girl

  • By am303 · New reply August 9, 2013
  • 8 replies
  • My sister was diagnosed with a benign acoustic neuroma (unrelated to NF1 or NF2) 3 years ago when she was 16. We found out she had it after she lost her hearing in her right ear and went to an ENT, who ...

My niece - Posterior fossa syndrome - rehabilation centres

  • By msmcd · New reply April 2, 2013
  • 11 replies
  • Good afternoon, My niece had a benign tumor removed from the cerebellum, three days later 'fossa syndrome' and then a stent installed to remove brain fluid. All of this just over a year and a half ago ...

Pineal Cyst + IIH + Hypothyroidism + Insulin Resistence

  • By Mumthink · New reply December 7, 2012
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  • By Mumthink November 22, 2012 at 3:14 pm Hello everyone. I live in Autralia and my daughter has a large Pineal Cyst, Hypothyroidism, Insulin Resistence and Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension. I am here ...

more problems

  • By niqueblessed10 · New reply November 16, 2012
  • 26 replies
  • In 2010 my brain tumor was successfully removed and I thank GOD very much for it, but along with having it removed my medical journey is not over although i continue to fight hard. I had wat is called ...

College Advice

  • By rascal12 · New reply April 22, 2012
  • 6 replies
  • My son is a freshman in college and was diagnosed with an astrocytoma last September, one month into his college career. As a reuslt of that he missed several days of class due to doctor's appointments ...

brain tumor

  • By andrewja · New reply April 16, 2012
  • 7 replies
  • wondering what ou guys are living with ...

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