Menigioma surgery

  • By Eve71 · New reply April 13, 2014
  • 32 replies
  • I just have meningioma left frontal cortex surgery last 20th March 2014. I am just wondering if how long will it take for me to go back to my normal self and even get back to work. I am a high school ...

Vitamins and supplements

  • By susanjc · New reply April 9, 2014
  • 13 replies
  • Ok folks who are recovering from brain tumor surgery and/or treatment I am interested to know what vitamins or supplements you have added to your diet that seem to be making a difference in your recovery ...

acoustic neuroma

  • By njones · New reply March 29, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • Hi, just wanted some advice i had the acoustic neuroma out september 2013 (England) i am now into 6 months recovery any information out there as to why its taking so long i suffer with light headedness ...

Severe Insomnia After Craniotomy-Please Help!

  • By nat101a · New reply March 25, 2014
  • 18 replies
  • Hello, I am new to this site. I recently had a craniotomy done to remove a brain tumor in January 2014. I was curious if anyone else had issues with severe insomnia afterwards. I had hydrocephalus and ...


  • By Rebecca2013 · New reply March 13, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • Hello everyone, took some time off from the site,I'm back and recovery 8 months from menengioma brain surgery.Still unable to taste my food Dr,informed me it would return but it hasn't :(( I'm alive it's ...

Left Frontal Lobe meningioma surgery recovery

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  • By sarahcpsy (Inactive) · New reply March 11, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Hi My partner had a meningioma tumour on his left frontal lobe 5cm by 8cm by 2 cm flat. He had the tumour removed nearly 8 weeks ago. He recovered incredibly well. He was out of the hospital in 3 days ...

Post-Op Emotions

  • By naytin · New reply March 7, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • My emotions well up sometimes. I'll be talking with a friend or reading a book or getting on a plane and tears will suddenly blur my vision. I had my craniotomy around 4 years ago, but am realizing that ...

Healing after Craniotomy

  • By suzieta · New reply March 3, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • esources/Barrow_Quarterly/204761 This article was very helpful for my husband to read. It validated for him, how and why he feels different 18 months post-op ...

Has anyone had a stroke during brain surgery?

  • By tonimann77 · New reply February 28, 2014
  • 25 replies
  • I was diagnosed with an oligoastrocytoma grade 2 in August 2010. It was in the left/frontal lobe. I had surgery to remove it but of course it could not I'll be removed. The plan was to just watch and ...

encephalomalacia 6 months after meningioma removed

  • By Jabet · Posted February 28, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • The MRI for my 6 month post-craniotomy showed no evidence of meningioma recurrence (yea) but the report did mention some encephalomalacia as well as scar tissue. I recently found out that my neurologist ...


  • By lisajaayyy · Posted February 22, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • I had a grade 1 ganglioglioma removed 7 months ago and the doctors said they got 100% of it removed. I have had 3 mris since surgery and all have come back completely clear which is great but I still ...


  • By MarjiF · New reply February 15, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Has anyone developed vertigo after completing radiation and the first 2 rounds of temodar ...

Cerebellar Surgery

  • By NurseEmma07 · New reply February 6, 2014
  • 14 replies
  • Is there anyone here who has had surgery for a brain tumor to the cerebellum? And if so, would you be willing to share your experience? I am really hoping to find someone I can talk to ...


  • By jojoekerns · New reply January 28, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • I need some information on the Hypothalamus.............recovery and what can be dont thanks ...


  • By Travelug · New reply January 23, 2014
  • 20 replies
  • It seems that after 10 months of my battle with GBM IV, the war is taking a turn illill need me. Its been recommeded that i start hospie and discontinue chemo to try and rebuild some strength. Im very ...

Scans better, symptoms worse

  • By jmvirwin · New reply January 14, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • Well, I have "good" news. The scans all show that my husband's tumors are improving and that the swelling is way down. He finished his 6 weeks of radiation on 12/31/13. This is an early scan because he ...

Brainstem and fatigue

  • By susanjc · New reply January 5, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • My 54 yr old husband had resection surgery in April. He is left with a tumour wedged between his basilar artery and brainstem. In August he had 6 weeks radiation. It's been 10 months and still in hospital ...

Being Thankful On The Holiday

  • By steven5 · New reply January 1, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • The Lord has a way of putting things in perspective. “Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? And one of them shall not fall to the ground without your Father. But the very hairs of your head are all ...

Recovery after Meningioma Surgery in Frontal Lobe

  • By mapco · New reply December 27, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • My mother had major brain surgery about 3 weeks ago to remove a massive meningioma (benign) tumor from her frontal lobe. She has had very little improvement since the surgery and we are always being told ...

Pineocytoma Brain Tumor

  • By ToriE23 · New reply December 15, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • I was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor in my pineal gland. I had surgery to remove the tumor at the end of October. They removed my tumor through a sitting craniotomy. The pathology came back benign ...

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