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About karynk

Caregiver
Brain Cancer
Cancer Treatments, Clinical Trials and Research, Side Effects, Support, Emotional Support

Tom AOA - 7/2001-11/2012

Tom died of his AOA on 11/17/2012

I'm 38 - wife and caregiver for my 42 yr old husband that has been fighting his Brain Tumor since 2001. He has an Anaplastic OligoAstrocytoma w/ both deletions.



I have listed my husband's history below.

Dx grade 2 oligo following grand mal seizure, partial resection, Radiation - 7/2001
Chemo - 2004
Biopsy, upgraded grade 3 oligoastrocytoma - 2/2007
Chemo- 2007-2010 (on and off)
Radiation (again) - 8/2009
Partial seizures stop
9/2009
Referred to hospice-
7/2010
Ischemic Stroke -7/2010
Focal seizures start
3/2012
First MRI in 22 months, following hospice referral
4/2012
Status Epilepticus (focal seizures)7/2012
Craniotomy w/ partial resection- 8/2012
Hospice
9/2012

Chemos and other drugs - Temodar, Accutane, EM-1421 (trial), Gleevec, Hydroxyurea, Carboplatin, Cytoxan, Avastin.

Please feel free to send me a msg for questions, support, etc.

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