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by gigi50 on Sat Dec 01, 2012 08:08 PM
My husband had an MRI 3 weeks ago and the results came in which indicated a change from the last MRI in August but could be post radiation/surgical symptoms.
He was diagnosed 1 year ago with a GBM (this is his 2nd brain tumor in 13 years), inoperable but had a procedure done here in Canada (brain port) that allowed them to remove the tumor, had 5 weeks radiation, has had about 4-5 months temodal but has stopped for a while to give his body a rest.
My question, knowing a lot about the reality of this disease, the change is one that i am worried about although they say could be postsurgical (surgery was in Feb this year) or post radiation. .Just looking for input...any comments? We have lived 13 years with 4 cancers so feel fortunate. My husband is feeling ok right now but i think that he hides how he really feels. He felt that he has beaten 3 so he can beat this one.
by Steph917 on Sat Dec 01, 2012 09:25 PM
I am also curious about this. My mom had an MRI this last Monday and we were also told there was just a surgical change in her results and nothing to be concerned about. She had surgery July 24th and this is the first MRI since her radiation treatments
by siblingof on Sun Dec 02, 2012 02:57 PM
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