Olivia Posted August 18, 2020 Share Posted August 18, 2020 As some of you know, my dads MRI revealed 5 Mets in his brain. Weeks before, we received great news that his chest/abdomen scan was clear of any evidence of disease. Tomorrow is his last day of WBRT...it’s been an interesting road over these last few weeks. Upon starting treatment, he was just so confused...what day of the week it was, what meds he needed to take/when, and overall confusion. After a handful of days of radiation treatments and his steroids, he was pretty much back to normal. Short term memory was SOO much better and he was just back to himself again. Well this weekend, he started getting confused again and just seems like a shell of himself. He’s frustrated because he recognizes his confusion and knows when he’s not making sense, but can’t correct it. I spoke with his rad onc’s nurse and she assured me that this is normal. For him to have those super good, clear days last week was almost abnormal in her opinion. Of course I was worried that this meant radiation isn’t working, which she debunked right away. Can anyone provide any insight on their experience with brain Mets and how you got through the bad days? Can I expect this back and forth progress for a while? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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