Giant Cell Tumor Network
The Giant Cell Tumor Network is a place for people who have or know someone who has giant cell tumors to connect and share information.
Posted by Hannah on November 5, 2013 at 6:40am
hello everyone, I am in a lot of pain with a collapsed tiba caused by all the tumor removal and tumor itself, so am on the waiting list for a proximal tibia and knee replacement, hopefully after I will have a better quality of life with my family. Anyone else here had one or having one? ive personally put this operation of for many years lol but now its unavoidable.
thanks everyone x x
First of all thank you for accepting me as a new member . My story starts 4 years ago when i noticed a pain in my left knee i put this down to a change of job , Anyway my gp sent me for some physio which didn't help so i just carried on and accepted the pain . Fast forward 4 years and whilst i was in my local swimming pool my leg locked at the knee and i had to be pulled out of the pool . I again went to my gp who again referred me to the head physio at my local hospital he carried out an…Continue
So the plan going forward is to have another surgery to remove the GCT in my tibia. This is the third recurrence. I have decided to switch doctors/hospitals this time and will now be going to Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in Nashville for treatment. I had an appointment with them last week to go over my case and they just seemed like they were more experienced with treating GCT than the guys at UAB. I dont have a date set yet, but the surgery should be in the next two weeks or…Continue