Are there any survivors in the High Desert?
My name is Andrea Rivera and I am 24. I am a survivor of brain cancer and would like to communicate with others.
girl 8 inoperatable AA
Hi, my niece has AA, the doctors are not giving us a lot of time. She was diagnosed 4 months ago , had radiation done, chemo. Please help if anyone has a child with non-operatable AA grade 3. May G-d help all who are suffering with any illness. thank you, angela
Is No Treatment an option?
My husband was recently diagnosed with anaplastic astrocytoma -G3. He's had surgery - surgeon said "removed all that we safely could remove". (right frontal lobe) they have not told us how big, or what percent they feel is still there. He has appts. with neurologist\neuro psycholgist\radiation oncolgist next week. We want…
Meningioma - Newly diagnosed
I am new to this discussion site, having been on the breast cancer board for about a year. Last week an MRI found a Meningioma tumor above my right ear. The neurologist has ordered an EEG on Friday of this week, and then another MRI in two months to see if it is growing. Does anyone have information on this type of tumor,…
hello my name is allison and i am 28yrs old my mom past away on 9/2/08 she had brain cancer the doctor told her she had 6months to live but my strong mom lived for 4 yrs .even though she did not remember who i was before she passed i always spoke to her told her how much i would miss her when she was gone.i told her that i…
I have a 2 year old nephew that has just been diagnosed with Medullablastoma. I have been desperately trying to find an adult survivor from this cancer that was diagnosed at a very young age (under 3) and have had no luck. I am hoping that someone has some information on dealing with this cancer from this early age. Can…
Financial Help for Cancer Patients?
My mom is 70 years old and was diagnoised with a glioblastoma brain tumor in December 2008. They have done a round of chemotherapy (low dose Temodar) and 35 radiation treatments. She also had surgery in December to remove the tumor and they were able to get 95% of it. Last week she had her first MRI since the surgery and…
Avastin--New drug for Brain Cancer
Hello all, A friend sent me this article about Avastin, a new drug for brain cancer. Have any of you used this drug yet, or asked your doctors about it? Here's a link to the article: http://www.thereporter.com/wirenews/ci_12044014