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Is it something new for 14 years old kid?
Hi ginette55, did your grandson get the diagnosis of infiltrative astrocytoma?
Here's more information https://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/astrocytoma/
Do you know the grade of his astrocytoma? What treatments has he had?
NO.it is a recurrence after 6 years.
His first cancer was a medulloblastoma for which he did 6 weeks of radiation and 18 months of chemo. This time, he was only able to do 2 weeks of radiation before hitting his lifetime cap, so that's all he's been able to do.
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@ginette55 What options are they suggesting for your grandson?
He had radiations
He was treated in Mexico. he was fine for few months. Now they found inflammation in the spine cord. We have appointment with clinic Anderson August 3rd
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