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    GHss anyone tried the drug valcyte ? Its only been in a small study showing that it is not the best treatment to stop the gbm, but it may extend life a little longer. I have run out of any other options. So its either try this or die. Please let me know if you have sny opini'on about this drug ?

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      Has anyone tried valcyte for their gbm  ?

      November 04 at 4:45 AM view discussion
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        Has anyone who lost mobility due to their brain tumor try physical therapy to help get mobility back ? If so was it helpful ? 

        October 06 at 2:40 AM view discussion
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          Hello everyone,         My tumor has recently spread to the parietal lobe and then frontal lobe. My new diagnosis is is glioblastoma multiforme grade 4. My NO told me that my physical abilities will continue to decline and I will die in 6 months.  Now I have lost most use of my left hand and foot. I have fallen a. lot. I also notice my comprehension and memo...

          September 21 at 12:28 AM view discussion
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            Have any oof you tried juicing natural fighting cancer foods along with treatment and found any reslts in brain tumor shrinkage or reduced symptoms ?

            September 14 at 5:57 PM view discussion
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              has anyone just been treated only  with  Avastin and had  the tumor shrink or  stay stable ?

              September 11 at 12:00 AM view discussion
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                Hello everyone,         I  would like to know if any of you have experienced loss of motor skills due to your tumor ? My radiation oncologist believes this may be due to swelling from the radiation.so he gave me dexamethasone hoping this will reduce the swelling.  I'm very scared  that this could be the tumor growing and this is the beginning ...

                August 23 at 9:27 PM view discussion
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                  hello everyone, I am starting to feel some mild back pain that is a side effect from Avastin. Has anyone else had this, and if so what did you do to help it ?

                  May 03 at 11:33 PM view discussion
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                    I have a grade 3 astrocytoma. I had 2 artial resections,  radiation, temodar biopwy, and started a clinical trial  but had to stop becase symptoms from tumor caused the left side of my body to become numb. So, my NO put me on Avastin and BVNU right away !

                    April 19 at 7:39 PM view post
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                      What is really bothering me is that I have to go through this chemo and deal with the side effects that will effect my quality of life. But I know that I have to way the benefits to the risk.

                      April 19 at 4:51 PM view post
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