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Name: Savvas Location: Island of Cyprus Date: July 29, 2005 Diagnosed: December 23, 2003 Diagnosis: Astrocytoma Stage 2 and progressed to Glioblastoma Stage IV Contact person: Maria Kyriacou Telephone: 00357 99616113 E-Mail: Dear friends, I would like to share with you our success story with Poly-MVA . Our success story is regarding my brother in law Savvas 36 years old who has (had) a brain tumor. On the 23/12/2003 (December) after an MRI...
        Daniel Morrison
Dear Survivors: On January 29, 2002 our son, Daniel Morrison, was walking through the house holding onto his right arm like he had had a stroke. It was limp and he told me, "Mommy, my arm doesn't work anymore." I was beside myself. My fiancee', EZ, had noticed that Daniel's arm wasn't right a couple of weeks prior but I did not want to see it. I had been taking Daniel to his pediatrician during that previous year because he was falling down a lot, having bilateral knee pain, and...
        Paul Weiner
Dear Friends, Beginning in May of 2000 my son, Paul Weiner, began vomiting in the morning unexplainably. After these symptoms became worse, we finally took him to Hershey Medical center on 7/04/00. He was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a deadly, highly aggressive, brain tumor. He had an operation to remove his tumor the following week. We were given two weeks to decide what post-surgery treatment option to follow. They wanted to administer chemotherapy and radiation. I wanted to...
        Josslyn McClung
Our daughter, Josslyn, was 9 1/2 when she pointed out to us that her left leg had a slight shake or tremor to it. We thought it was a pinched nerve or something. A month later (Dec.11, 2001), the tremor was now in her left arm as well. A cat scan was ordered and it showed that she had a brain stem tumor. She was given only a 20-30 percent chance of lasting an extra 1-3 years if she did chemo/radiation. This was not a cure but a poor chance at an extension of life. She was given 4-6...
        Janet Stone
Name: Janet Stone Date: August 1, 2001 Subject: Brain Tumor- GBM IV E-Mail: UPDATES- August 1, 2001 - January 7, 2002 & April 1,2002 Dear Mr. Matson, On April 8,1996 I had an operation to remove a tumor the size of a small egg from the area between my brain and skull. The analysis was Glioblastoma Multiforme Grade 4. The surgeon was unable to remove all the tentacles that were part of the tumor. A short time later I started BCNU chemotherapy. After 14...
        Danny Dominquez
Name: Danny Dominquez Date: April 18th,2001 Subject: Brain Tumor-GBM IV April 18, 2001 Warm Greetings: I am going to briefly explain through this letter the hardest and most difficult moments that we have gone through with my son Danny. On December 27th my son's headaches were diagnosed as "migraines" by his pediatrician and his orthomologist. On December 28th he was retested due to the fact that he developed paralysis on his left side of his body. During his...
        Mark Olsztyn
Name: Mark Olsztyn Date: Sunday, July 02, 2000 8:32 PM Diagnosis: Oligodendro Astrocytoma IV Email: UPDATES- July 2, 2000- September 7, 2000- January 9, 2001 - May 9, 2001 - October 3, 2001 - February 26, 2002 - May 15, 2004 LATEST UPDATE- March 18, 2007 Saint Patrick's Day, 1997 Saint Patrick's Day, 1997. I received the news of my recurrent brain tumor with dread and shock. It had come back after six years, almost to the...
        Drew's Story
Drew Goodman Diagnosed: April 22, 2004 Diagnosis: Giloblastoma Multiforme IV Brain Tumor (Drew was only 4 when diagnosed with this adult brain tumor) Contact: Mother: Gina Goodman Email: Drew is the youngest of 6 children. He was born January 18, 2000. He has always been a very active, “normal” boy. He loves God, his...
        Vals Story
Hello, my name is Valerie Mason. I am 17 years old and have also survived cancer twice, once when I was seven and the second time, approximately thirty three days ago. January 1997 I was diagnosed a brain tumor in the fourth ventricle, called Medublastoma. Surgery was done almost immediately to remove the tumor at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, where we were living at the time. After the surgery, according to the surgeon, nothing visible was left and was a very easy...
        Jim's Story
Date Started Poly-MVA: January '04 Dosage Amount: started at 8 tsp a day. Now at 1 tsp a day My Poly-MVA written by my wife, Cindy It was Thanksgiving night, 2003, after a wonderful time with family, that Jim had a Grand Mal Seizure. I was sound asleep when I heard the crash as he fell to the floor. We have led a very charmed life and I had never seen anyone in that condition before. I didn't know what was happening as I called 911, held onto Jim and begged God to...
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