May 29, 2004 - 11:14 am
Hi all I'm a newbie here and I just want to say how wonderful I think CSN is. In my short time here so far I have met wonderful caring and understanding ppl. Thank you so much! Now, for my question. My brother was diagnosed with glioblastoma about 13 months ago. During a recent scheduled MRI appt. they had found fluid in his brain. Long story short, off to surgery he went to have a hole drilled into his head in hopes to get a sample of the fluid and to place in a shunt. Come to find out that draining any of the fluid was impossible. Now he must go through heavy bouts of chemo administered through the shunt and he has to have a spinal tap done to make sure that the cancer hasn't spred to the spine. In the meantime, my sister-in-law was told by his oncologist to spend as much quality time with him as possible. I was wondering if anyone could shed some light on me as to what this all means and if anyone else has experienced anything like this? Ty in advance and God Bless!
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