My mother was recently diagnosed with GBM. She has underwent surgery with biopsy but wasn't able to remove all of the tumor. They compared it to a octapuss with tenticles and they were able to suck out the body and line it with chemo wafers. It is located deep in the right lobe, almost center of the brain, about the size of a golf ball. They told us her prognosis wasn't good. I just can't believe how much my mother has changed in just 3 weeks! She is 56 yrs old and was very vibrant and very active! That has all changed!! We go tomorrow to the neurosurgeon to remove staples and take a MRI to send to the oncologist. The plan is to do gamma knife, radiation, and chemo. I just want her to have some good quality of life. I never would have imagined just last month that I would be having to go through this. We have lots of support from family, church family, and friends, but no one has experience with this. I guess I am looking for some first hand advice and guidance! Thank You!!
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