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my son got brain cancer tomors in 2001 called germonia. barr

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my son got brain cancer tomors in 2001 called germonia. barrow was great and did everything they could to save him. he did die in 2006 at the age of 25 years old. my question is: how they found out anymore info on germonia? they didn't know alot back then?
do you mean a germinoma?
a Glioma or a Germinoma?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
yes, it was germinoma

Did he have previous cancer in his testes?


Did he undergo chemotherapy and radiation?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
no did not have previous cancer, he only came down with it the Germinoma in 2001
yes, he did have both chemo-therapy and radation.

Brain germinomas are quite rare. They are usually very responsive to chemotherapy and radiation. I cannot explain why your son passed 5 years later, especially without reviewing his records. I am sorry for everything you have been through and are going through. If you feel you need further information that I cannot provide, please feel free to relist, and perhaps change your question to the Oncology section.


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