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@norman615

My wife Ann was diagnosed with an adult astrocytoma of the basal gaglia in 1992 at age 44.She had radiotherapy treatment at the time but developed froto temporal demtia which was diagnosed in 2010. She now presents with symptoms that are essentially like Parkinsons and her consultants believe this may be the result of her original tumour and subsequent radio therapy at the time.I thought I would post this note by way of encouragement to anyone as here we are some 26 years after diagnosis and she is still with us despite her current problems.Regards.

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Hello, @normal615, and welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. I am so grateful you posted this note of encouragement that despite her current problems, your wife is still with you 26 years after diagnosis with adult astrocytoma. That is wonderful.

What are the Parkinson's-like symptoms she is experiencing, @norman615?

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