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How do I request more information from ABTA?

ABTA_Jillann
  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted March 6, 2014
  • In Newly diagnosed · 0 replies
  • For printed information on your tumor type and treatment options sent to you at no charge visit: https://secure2.convio.net/abta/site/SPa geServer?pagename=PublicationsRequest ...

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ABTA_Jillann
  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted March 6, 2014
  • In Newly diagnosed · 0 replies
  • Today, 500 people will be diagnosed with a brain tumor. Help us help them. When you participate in a BT5K Run & Walk, the funds you raise allow the ABTA to provide support and resources to the patients ...

Brain Tumor News March 6, 2014

ABTA_Jillann
  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted March 6, 2014
  • In In the news · 0 replies
  • *Leading Cancer Center in Portugal Becomes First in World to Offer Edge Radiosurgery http://www.marketwatch.com/story/pwc-app oints-rick-moyer-as-managing-partner-of- the-jacksonville-office-2013-03-05?refli ...

GBM-4 What are "normal" treatment side effects?

deetz71
  • By deetz71 · New reply March 6, 2014
  • In Treatments · 6 replies
  • My mother (67) was diagnosed with GBM-4 on 1/13/14 after having headaches for a few weeks. She had surgery on 1/30/14 and they removed most of the 6cm tumor above her right ear toward her eye (sorry I ...

giant cell gbm

miggylynn
  • By miggylynn · New reply March 6, 2014
  • In Living with a brain tumor · 10 replies
  • Has anyone ever been told that their GBM tumor was a Giant Cell GBM? is so, what information do you have on it? Thanks ...

Good MRI

Rofffamily
  • By Rofffamily · New reply March 6, 2014
  • In Living with a brain tumor · 6 replies
  • My beautiful husband pulled through the MRI again. I was so scared and shaking this time. We are 12 months in and 8 months in to temodar. Anyway the oncologist said its good news, the tumour is stable ...

Brain Tumor News March 5, 2014

ABTA_Jillann
  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted March 5, 2014
  • In In the news · 0 replies
  • *MDxHealth’s PredictMDx for GBM Identifies Newly Diagnosed Patients with Improved Progression Free and Overall Survival http://www.marketwatch.com/story/mdxheal ths-predictmdx-for-glioblastoma-identifi ...

Can you believe?

loneranger444
  • By loneranger444 · New reply March 5, 2014
  • In Living with a brain tumor · 8 replies
  • Can you believe I went to meet my new VA Doctor and she made the statement "well your tumor was removed so your fine now" I had to tell her that they couldn't remove it all and I'll have to have surgery ...

Boswellia dose to reduce edema and maybe replace steroids

vivienjun
  • By vivienjun · New reply March 5, 2014
  • In Treatments · 11 replies
  • Dear all, Has anyone been having success to use Boswelllia to reduce edema? My dad has been taking steroids and his blood sugar is getting up high and he is gained some weight and he is not willing to ...

Dad 2nd recurrance, who do you recommend for neuro-oncologist/hospital

Kiminarkansas
  • By Kiminarkansas · New reply March 4, 2014
  • In Treatments · 8 replies
  • My mom (Briggs) writes on here. My dad had surgery at Hopkins for AAIII, a year later after temodar a recurrance, then back on temodar cause area inoperable, then dad had a stroke and a year later a second ...

Signs of progression

Rofffamily
  • By Rofffamily · New reply March 4, 2014
  • In Living with a brain tumor · 13 replies
  • My husband was diagnosed with AA3 11 months ago. We have a MRI in 2 1/2 weeks. The last one in December apparently looked good, but I am petrified about this one. The last few days he has been behaving ...

radiation and temodar

NickyGoodwin
  • By NickyGoodwin · New reply March 4, 2014
  • In Survivor stories · 6 replies
  • Can anyone give me some hope. I'm pretty much inoperable apart from recent biopsy which confirm a grade 3 astro. I'm about to start 6 weeks RT with temodar and I'd like to know if anyone else has had ...

Healing after Craniotomy

suzieta
  • By suzieta · New reply March 3, 2014
  • In Recovery · 9 replies
  • http://www.thebarrow.org/Education_And_R 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 ...

Brain Tumor News March 3, 2014

ABTA_Jillann
  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted March 3, 2014
  • In In the news · 0 replies
  • * Study Establishes Innovative Approaches to Improve Vision of Young Children with Brain Tumor http://www.news-medical.net/news/2014030 3/Study-establishes-innovative-approache s-to-improve-vision-of-young-children-wi ...

Life after he is gone

TG2013
  • By TG2013 · New reply March 2, 2014
  • In Grief and loss · 2 replies
  • Hello friends, it has been 4 months since Randall passed away and the shock is over and the real pain and loss for him has set in. Our sons have started the mourning in different stages. No more anger ...

Multiple Mengiomas: Wait or get Surgery?

mentorm
  • By mentorm · New reply March 2, 2014
  • In Newly diagnosed · 4 replies
  • In December my husband was recently diagnosed with 4 mengiomas. 3 are small and one is 3.6 cm by 3.7 cm. He did not have any symptoms; they were discovered after he fell and had to have a cat scan and ...

Oligoastrocytoma and temodar

guisantico
  • By guisantico · Posted March 2, 2014
  • In Caregiver corner · 0 replies
  • My husband had in 1999 his first oligoastrocytoma grade 4, in the right front temporal, it was the size of a tennis ball, he started having recurrent strong headaches, dejavu feelings, he went to 5 different ...

Low grade Glioma

NickyGoodwin
  • By NickyGoodwin · New reply March 1, 2014
  • In Newly diagnosed · 44 replies
  • Hi, following a recent diagnosis with a low grade glioma I'm desperately seeking some 'good' news about long term watch and wait techniques. My tumour is small but in the speech part of the brain so my ...

Speech Difficulty

calabria1982
  • By calabria1982 · New reply March 1, 2014
  • In Living with a brain tumor · 7 replies
  • My son Michael has had moments where speech has been delayed or he finds difficulty in getting the words out. He was on topomax and it was causing similar problems so the doctor put him on depacote. We ...

Sleep

Nanth
  • By Nanth · New reply February 28, 2014
  • In Living with a brain tumor · 1 reply
  • My husband had a stroke in sept. They found 2 large tumors. He has since had two brain surgeries to resect them. He also has 2 smaller tumors. They are in 2 different lopes. He has completed radiation ...

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