Re: gbm end of life stage
I am very sorry that your family is going through this terrible time.
We just lost our niece to gbm.
Our niece went on the new medication Avastin which did add a couple of mths to her life.
The good thing about (gbm) if there is any, is that the patient is not in pain.
The last 4 wks of her life, she had a hard time eating, even baby food, then she had a hard time swallowing even water.
The last week of her life, she started with seizures, she had 1 at home, and another when she arrived at the hospital.
While at the hospital, she had 2 more seizures. Again the good thing is that they have no memory of the seizures.
After 4 seizures, and no food or liquids, they told my niece that she was at the end of her journey, and that she had to make the decision of having a feeding tube or just have Hospice come to her home to care for her.
Her decision was to go home where she was heavily drugged and left us peacefully 4 days later.
I hope I have helped a little with this trying time. I wish you all the best of luck.