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Friday 30th September 2016,
The Liz Army

Browsing the "gemistocytic astrocytoma" Tag

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Dear everyone with an oligoastrocytoma: Your diagnosis just changed

In May of 2015 I was hanging out in a bar with David Arons, the now CEO of the National Brain Tumor Society. We were talking about brain tumor pathology and I was grilling him about grade II astrocytomas, more specifically, [...]

March 20, 2016 Surviving
Brain tumor advocates in Washington, D.C. David is at 12 o'clock, I'm rocking the shaved head at 9 o'clock.

David, Part 1: When your brain tumor friend starts hospice

It has taken me a few weeks to process an experience which might turn out to be one of the best things I have ever done in my life. I can’t fit this all into one post, so here is [...]

October 13, 2015 Surviving
Brain MRI on April 17, 2012

MRI one-year post Temodar chemotherapy

It has been one year since I was on Temodar chemotherapy and the results are in. [drumroll] My brain tumor is stable. See for yourself… The scan on the left is my brain today, and the scan on the right [...]

May 1, 2012 Surviving
Liz occupying a freeway overpass.

Median survival time

I recently sat down to catch up with a great friend. After a while he asked, “So what’s the deal with the cancer?” “Didn’t you read the email-update Brett sent?” I said. “I don’t read that bullshit,” he said. “That’s [...]

December 10, 2011 Surviving