Gbm survivor

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Gbm survivor

by Kurtmunro on Thu Jul 06, 2017 11:15 AM

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Hey all I just wanted to share a miracle story of my dad. He is a healthy 62 yr old who was in the best health of his life, until he had a seizure in January. Which led to the discovery of a brain tumor that was the size of a golf ball . A week later he went under the knife at pindara hospital to remove as much as they could. Dr tan the surgeon said he got most of it so we were ecstatic. For some reason dr tan said no MRI scan was needed as he was confident he got it all. He recovered really well, and he blew throw chemo and Radiation with flying colours. About 3 months post op, he started showing signs that the tumor has come back as he was losing movement down his left side. So we had an MRI and it was confirmed that his stage 4 gbm is now the size of a mandarin. We quickly saw the surgeon and he gave dad 2 months to live at best and surgery would give him another 2 months. So, we called dr Teo's office and we managed to get him in he following week. Teo said it looked like the first surgeon didn't take much out, and he will perform surgery the next day and to give dad a chance, he would need to take 95% out. Surgery went fantastic and he told us he got 99% of it, and an MRI scan confirmed this. Dad recovered well, with some short term memory loss and is a bit slower in general. We got him on thc Cannabis oil and is on chemo tablets. 6 weeks passed and We just saw de teo with a new MRI scan. The scan is completely clear and there are no signs at all of any tumor growing. We cannot believe it and are so ecstatic. I guess the learning curve for us is to never ever give up and that potentially, can aid oil with thc along with a good diet can kill the deadly gbm tumor. Also a second opinion no matter what I a must. I am so grateful for the work of dr teo, now we get to have our dad around for a long while yet. Something that we thought wouldn't happen just a short time ago. To anyone out there with a gbm. There is hope and there are so many clinical trials which are showing signs of encouragement

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by CatherineM on Sat Jul 08, 2017 01:13 PM

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My husband has GBM.  He had his second surgery March 22 2017.  He was doing ok with it but he started to get extremely weak.  An MRI showed a progression.  He's in rehab with very little results.  I want him to try cannibus but it's illegal in Oklahoma.  He's so weak I'm not sure how to get him to a state where it's legal.  I don't know anything about getting him on this.  Can you help me with this?

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by Kurtmunro on Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:38 PM

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As in from Australia I'm not sure about Oklahoma. However, im sure if you ask all of your friends if they know anyone then I'm sure you can get your hands on it. It's illegal here too, but when there is someone's life on the line you do anything you can. There's a clinical trial coming up soon involving Cannabis oil too as it's showing some really positive signs. Also, minimse red meat and sugar aswell. Dads also on a 5 and 2 diet. It's. healthy diet for 5 days, then water for 2 days. When your body is fasting in those two days cancer cells can't grow, so they die. I really hope you can get onto some cannabis oil asap. Don't give up, stay hopeful and just be my his side as much as possible

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by CatherineM on Mon Jul 10, 2017 01:57 AM

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Thank you so much.  I'm hoping he gets strong enough to take him to California where it's legal.  We are originally from Calif and we have a lot of family there.

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