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  • flfrog has replied to a post on the message board

    I would call the NO and see what they advise.  It could be several things.  Has she been drinking enough fluids? Dehydration I believe can also cause these type symptoms also.  We had a big problem with that with my dad and he had to be hospitalized and then we realized he didn't know he was supposed to be eating and drinking and we took it for granted that he was. You nailed it, it is a roller coaste...

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    • flfrog has replied to a post on the message board

      I am so sorry you are having to go through this.  I had a one year old daughter when my dad was diagnosed and I know how exhausting it can be trying to be there for everyone.  Please take care of yourself and remember you have a family that needs you so you have to keep yourself strong for everyone! I am not sure of any grants. I know that your dad is eligible for social security disability and it starts p...

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      • flfrog has replied to a post on the message board

        Statistics are meaningless when it comes to GBM's.  The average is 6 to 18 months however I was a member of a brain tumor support group and almost everyone (over 10 people with a GBM) was well beyond those numbers.  GBM's are erratic and everyone is different so you just have to gather information about the different treatments and then make the best decision you can.  My father was diagnosed November ...

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        • flfrog has replied to a post on the message board

          I am so sorry you are at this point. My father passed away in March of 2010 with a GBM and was under hospice care for three months at an inpatient facility.  I with the help of my husband were his caregivers and I cherished those months under hospice of just focusing on him.  Not taking care of his daily needs, not researching another treatment or dealing with the logistics of doctor appointments. ...

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