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The tumor is completely gone!!!!

March 25th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Travis went to Palo Alto on Monday to have an MRI.  On Tuesday he saw Dr. Adler and was told that his tumor is completely gone.  As exciting as it is I still don’t think it has sunk in all the way. In my opinion, this is proof that CyberKnife radiation works.  It is the […]

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Tags: brain cancer · Brain Tumor · cancer · CyberKnife · Cyberknife radiation · Dr. Adler · radiation · Radiosurgery · recovery · Schwannoma military · Stanford · Trigeminal schwannoma · tumor · update

Some Brain Tumor and Caregiver Information

November 1st, 2007 · No Comments

I found some useful information on www.caregiver.org.  ©Family Caregiver Alliance http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/content_node.jsp?nodeid=568   Definitions A brain tumor is a collection of damaged cells that multiply out of control within the brain. Also called a neoplasm, growth, mass or lesion, a brain tumor is classified as either primary or secondary (metastatic), and can be benign or malignant. […]

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Tags: advice · brain cancer · Brain Tumor · cancer · condition · education · family · Links · Radiosurgery · surgery · tip · tumor · usefull info

I stumbled upon two great organizations today

September 8th, 2007 · No Comments

Travis and I went to the ASR today.  The ASR is trade show that comes to San Diego twice a year.  We actually went yesterday too.  When we go we walk around to the different booths and talk with the companies about potential business deals.  On our way out today we were really tired.  Just as […]

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Tags: brain cancer · cancer · fundraiser · Grind For Life · help · needs · nonprofit organization · our company · positive · San Diego · sarcoma · spinal cord injuries · Stand Strong Again · support · usefull info

FUNDRAISER for Brooke Williams in San Diego, CA

August 31st, 2007 · No Comments

FUNDRAISER FOR BROOKE WILLIAMS The Charger’s # 1 Fan (see photo’s)   LUNCH AND RAFFLE AT THE SKYBOX SPORTS GRILL Fox News will be covering this event CIRCLE THE DATE IN RED ON YOUR CALENDAR Saturday, September 8, 2007   11:00am to 1:30pm THE EVENT Location: Lunch at the SkyBox Sports Grill 4809 Clairemont Drive (Next […]

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Tags: brain cancer · Brooke Williams · child · fundraiser · girl · help · hospital · needs · San Diego · support

Stay positive and never give up hope

August 30th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I got a touching email today from the brain tumor mailing list.  Here it is: (I was) Diagnosed with a glioblastoma multiforme in my R frontal lobe I was given 3-6 mos to live by one doc. That was 20 years ago, hmmm…..  I wonder what woulda happened if I had listened to him and […]

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Tags: brain cancer · email · mood · positive · support · thoughts · usefull info

Breaks for people with cancer and their families

August 29th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I receive daily emails from a brain tumor website. Everything I have read on the site is about people who have brain cancer. We are very fortunate that my husband’s tumor is benign. I received the below information in an email from the brain cancer website. CANCER FUND OF AMERICA- Provides all FREE basic living […]

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Tags: brain cancer · free stuff · needs · scholarship · usefull info