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karissa
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Joined: Mar 2002

Hi I'm a 22 year old young woman with brain cancer. I am at my one year anniversary of the discovery date... If anyone would like to talk... find me

mkjackson
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Joined: Apr 2002

Hello Karissa: I'm a 48 year old woman with brain cancer. I'm approaching my 3rd anniversary. I've been diagnosed with Oligo-Astrocytoma, left-frontal. I've had 2 surgeries. You didn't say what type of "b.c." you have(?) Mine was a stage 3 at my first surgery. I'm here...Mary

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jen13
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Joined: Apr 2002

HEllo Karissa: I am a 24 year old woman with brain cancer as well. I was first diagnosed at age 19 with a oligo-astrocytoma mix, stage 3 like Mary. I had one surgery at 19. Unfortunately I have had a recurrence and am now going through chemo which hasn't been too bad so far. I am here as well for anyone....Jen

marye
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Joined: Apr 2002

HI! I am a 27 year old woman, who had a central neurocytoma removed in July of 2000. I had terrible headaches, my husband finally got me to go to the doctor, five days later I was in surgery. Geesh. They said I would have fallen over dead in less than 30 days. My poor husband didn't know if I'd even survive the surgery. But here I am back in the Phd Biochemistry program! It has been a very long journey. The 'cracks' in my head are really hurting today, really the reason I found this web site today and wanted to talk to somebody. Write back! Mary

gathira
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Joined: Apr 2002

Hello Mary

I am happy to hear that you are doing so well. I had a glioblastoma removed in December, 1999. It was something I wasn't expecting at all and also found it at last possible minute. I wanted to ask you if you've had lingering side effects. I have balance problems as well as vision changes. How is it that you still have pain in your head? Gathira

HopeOne
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Joined: Mar 2004

Glad to hear you have survived five years after being diagnosed with glioblastoma. This is heartning words for those of us who have had a relative recently diagnosed with the disease. Take care and hope everything continues to go well with you.

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rob1126
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Joined: Jun 2002

I am a survivor ofa braintumor. I was diagnosed in September of 1996. this is my frist day at this site. I am interested in meeting people and knowing about their stories with cancer. I am 22, I live in the USA in Tennessee. My name on here is rob1126. You are welcoem to go adn check out fro about my cancer. I hope to hear from you soon. :o)

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