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Archives for September 2015
Planned Outage on 10/9
There will be a planned CSN outage on 10/9/15 from 5am-8am EST while the site undergoes some maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience. Rowan CSN Support Team
Newly Diagnosed AAIII
My 32 year old husband was just diagnosed yesterday with an AAIII. We have been told it is not operable given the location and the treatment plan will consist of some combination of radiation and chemo. We are meeting with the oncologist on Monday to discuss details. I have also started discussions with Dr. Mitchell Berger…
I need opinions on hospice care for my mom!
So my mom is 51 and she has had breast cancer since 2001. the cancer metastasized to her lungs about 6 years ago, and we recently found out that it is now in her brain. She had a total of 7 tumors, and they removed one. Since August 1st she has been in the hospital 3 times. The first time they did an emergency surgery to…
Anaplastic astrocytoma and seizures
I'm trying to decide whether to stay on Keppra. I was diagnosed with anaplastic astrocytoma (grade 3) in June 2013. I had a focal seizure before the tumor was removed, and have been on a low dose of Keppra since. I've gotten conflicting information from doctors on whether it's necessary since I haven't had any seizures…
Frontal anaplastic oligodendroglioma - Grade 3 - Side effects
Hi - I am new to this site and ama hoping to find some help here. My fiance had a seizure in June, which led to us finding out that he had this brain tumor. It was removed two days later and he just finished the 6 week radiation treatment along with the Chemo (oral Temador) at the same time. He is now 1 1/2 weeks into his…