Brain/Pituitary Tumors Community
Unable to walk after 3 months of brain radiotherapy
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to Brain Tumors and Pituitary Tumors.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Unable to walk after 3 months of brain radiotherapy

My father aged 60 had a brain tumor of GBM type in 2000 around the left frontal lobe. He was operated and then underwent radiotherapy treatment for 30 days. Thereafter he lived a normal life and was taking eptoin 100 mg. After 11 years he was diagonised as having a recurrence brain tumor. He was operated and and then underwent radiotherapy treatment for 28 days. This time he was prescribed tomazolamide of 120 mg. However this time he got side effects like memory problems, balance problem. The surgeon said that this is due to radiation side-effects. The treatment got over in the month of May 2011. However 2 weeks earlier that is in August 2011 he got a fit. He was told to take Frisium 10 mg in addition to eptoin 100 mg. Presently he is unable to walk and has some loss of strenght on the right leg. Please let me know why he is unable to walk? Is there any treatment by which he can atleast walk without any support?
Related Discussions
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Pain Tracker
Pain
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
296076_tn?1371338074
Blank
melimeli "dh" is being an ass again,... Comment
53 mins ago
296076_tn?1371338074
Blank
melimeli commented on veronica0808's status
55 mins ago
296076_tn?1371338074
Blank
melimeli commented on KeeLolo's status
Jul 28
Top Cancer Answerers
657231_tn?1421251398
Blank
rumpled
Northern, NJ
Brain/Pituitary Tumors Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Cancer Answerers
657231_tn?1421251398
Blank
rumpled
Northern, NJ