Welcome to The
Samantha Jaelle Foundation
Raising Awareness Of Glioblastoma
Glioblastomas is a high grade (cancerous) primary brain tumour in adults. Glioblastomas belong to a group of brain tumours known as gliomas, as they grow from a type of brain cell called a glial cell.
Information provided is based on a case study, all cases are different, the content is for informational purposes only, you must always consult your GP for professional advice.
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Samantha Talking about Brain Cancer
Samantha talks about her brain cancer and how she deals with with the illness.
What happens next?
Following your diagnosis, your consultant will have a joint discussion with other specialists to create a plan for your treatment, this can take up to 2 weeks (14 Days) you will then be called in to agree on a selection of options.
The Specialist Consultant will go through the options along with the percentages of failure during Brain Surgery , for example, 5% chance you could be paralysed, 3% you could go blind, 3% you could lose your short term memory, 2% you could lose speech and 1% you could die during the operation. You normally will have to give approval on the day of the consultation.