Patient Comments: Brain Cancer - Experience

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Comment from: ann, 55-64 Male (Caregiver) Published: October 31

My husband had glioblastoma multiforme, stage 4. He had vague symptoms for a long time such as personality changes, tiredness and a headache that he said was a dull ache in the side of his head. He had seen his doctor many times but it was only after he had symptoms of slurred speech and dragging his feet that we took him to the emergency room where they scanned his head thinking he had a stroke. He had surgery, radiation and chemotherapy treatments. He passed away 9 months later. I would say not to ignore symptoms and keep after it if you think the doctor hasn't gotten it right. It is good to get a second opinion.

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