Non-malignant tumors

Meningioma right frontal lobe

Barb67
  • By Barb67 · New reply yesterday at 11:03 pm
  • 9 replies
  • I was diagnosed approximately 3 years ago. Since my first MRI tumor almost doubled in size. It is now 3.2cmx2.0cmx2.?cm. I am going for another MRI on Tuesday because my headaches are really getting horrible ...

short term memory loss

missyanne
  • By missyanne · New reply April 13, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • Married my husband in Nov. 2006 and diagnosed with an egg-sized non-malignant menengioma in Feb of 2007. Shocked my neurologist by walking into the hospital for my appointment. 7 years later, yearly MRIs ...

Simple partial seizure?

nemo1910
  • By nemo1910 · New reply March 31, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • Happy Thursday. Haven't posted much. I was supposed to have surgery for olfactory meningioma February 20th. Postponed it and now rescheduled for May 29th. I had an episode on Friday that Was kind of strange ...

Looking to hear from others with CPAngle Meningiomas...

Bellabeans
  • By Bellabeans · Posted March 10, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • Hello Everyone, I am now 7 months post op and was wondering how others are handling their CPAngle recoveries or journeys... I have truly come a long way! My double vision returned to normal at 4 months ...

Grade II Meningioma

Albertagirl
  • By Albertagirl · New reply February 21, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • Hi Everyone, I had surgery in June to remove a 2.5 cm meningioma, the pathology revealed it was Grade II. I have read about Grade II tumors but would like to hear from any of you that have talked to your ...

Olfactory meningioma surgery

nemo1910
  • By nemo1910 · New reply February 7, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • Now that I know I am going for surgery, instead of gamma knife anyone scheduled or had this surgery (olfactory groove)? I am Blessed that it was found relatively small in comparison to others. 3 opinions ...

Gamma knife or surgery

nemo1910
  • By nemo1910 · New reply February 6, 2014
  • 13 replies
  • Hello I was diagnosed with a olfactory meningioma in November. . I am opting for surgery instead of gamma knife. I am torn with my decision. Gamma knife recovery is so appealing. But the high dose of ...

Meningioma

lovethoseelk
  • By lovethoseelk · New reply January 18, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • Has anyone been treated for a meningioma in the left cavernous sinus? If so what treatment have you had and what was the outcome? Has anyone been to Johns Hopkins for treatment ...

Trying to find the name of a neurosurgeon from 1940

DrSlick
  • By DrSlick · New reply January 9, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • Hi Everyone, I had a non-malignant tumor resected in May of 2013. It was supposedly a type that is not genetic (inheritable). Turns out my grandmother died of a brain tumor in 1940, but we don't know ...

Meningioma - 6 month postoperative MRI

amoore9334
  • By amoore9334 · New reply January 4, 2014
  • 22 replies
  • Hi - In May 2013, I had a 4cm Meningioma removed via cranitomy which was on the left side of my brain. It was diagnosed after months of headaches and speech issues. According to my neurosurgeon, all of ...

3.5 cm meningioma just discovered

Shavaun
  • By Shavaun · New reply December 9, 2013
  • 8 replies
  • I live in a rural area and am trying to find information on treatment options. I have severe headaches and have been treated for "migraines" by a neurologist (not board certified) who says the meningioma ...

Dementia Risk?

DrSlick
  • By DrSlick · New reply December 5, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • I had a large benign central neurocytoma resected in May 2013. I had a small post-op bleed in the basal ganglia area. Am I at increased risk of Alzheimer's or Parkinson's? Has anyone studied the long-term ...

Spasms

Lan2hr
  • By Lan2hr · New reply November 4, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • Hello everyone. In June I was diagnosed with a falcine meningioma8x9x12mm. As soon as I was diagnosed, I started experiencing muscle spasms all over, from head to my legs, but mostly in my calfs. It seems ...

whats working for me. chia seeds and poppy seeds

miguelpartida
  • By miguelpartida · New reply October 22, 2013
  • 14 replies
  • my last mri was the best .I haved in 8 years, dr said have a sit . I am going to take you off one of your meds name of my pills was hydroxyurea . was on this meds for 8 years. then he said your tumor ...

Meningioma Webinar- now posted

ABTA_Jillann
  • By ABTA_Jillann · New reply September 28, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • We are excited to let our Connections members know that our most popular webinar on Meningioma is now posted at our Anytime Learning section of our website at: http://www.abta.org/understanding-brain ...

Today: Understanding Meningioma Tumors: Update in Treatment and Trends

ABTA_Jillann
  • By ABTA_Jillann · New reply September 21, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • The American Brain Tumor Association Presents Understanding Meningioma Tumors: Update in Treatment and Trends ________________________________________ Thursday, August 22, 2013 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT Webinar ...

Webinar for Meningioma Patients

ABTA_Jillann
  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted August 19, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • The American Brain Tumor Association Presents Understanding Meningioma Tumors: Update in Treatment and Trends Register today at: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/68 9032614 Thursday, August 22, 2013 ...

Meningiomas and depression

bbahnsen
  • By bbahnsen · New reply August 18, 2013
  • 21 replies
  • Depression was my main symptom with two benign meningiomas. The first one almost killed me. It was diagnosed by a neurologist in 2002 who told me it was too small to hurt me and to ignore it, which I ...

Understanding Meningioma Tumors: Update in Treatment and Trends

ABTA_Jillann
  • By ABTA_Jillann · New reply August 6, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • The American Brain Tumor Association Presents Understanding Meningioma Tumors: Update in Treatment and Trends Thursday, August 22, 2013 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT Meningiomas account for about 34% of all primary ...

Sugars

Kforbes97
  • By Kforbes97 · New reply July 12, 2013
  • 35 replies
  • What are all the posts I see that says avoid sugar? I have a sphenoid wing menigioma 3 cm behind left eye. What does sugar do? Clueless ...

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