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    I am hoping to connect with someone who also has this form of cancer as well as others who have/who are receiving Avastin... prognosis seems to be all over the map.  This is a reoccuring tumour for me, just started on Avastin in August.

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      I was diagnosed with grade 3 six years ago at the age of 33.  I underwent surgery, 6 weeks of radiation, and 18 months of Temodar.  My tumour was dormant until last summer (2011) where I completed another 9 cycles of Temodar that successfully kept it under control.  This past June (2012) my MRI results showed that the tumour had grown 5 cm since the last MRI - was getting them every 3 months.... Surger...

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      About Marchands

      Patient, Survivor
      Brain Cancer
      Cancer Diagnosis, Cancer Treatments, Clinical Trials and Research, Emotional Support, Side Effects

      I am a 39 yr old female, with a recurring giant cell glioblastoma... trying to decide clinical trial vs Avastin...

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