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Old 05-12-2004, 10:23 AM   #1
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Grandfathers liver cancer update

Well... I havnt posted here in a good long 4 months.... And there's plenty of updates

My grandfather has liver cancer in his right lobe close to his main artery. Well, he's been having chemotherapy since october to shrink the tumor, so it won't be so close to the artery. After countless CT scans and MRI's within the past 3 months (i'd say about 6 give or take a few) they are still undecided about how close it is. The surgery is scheduled for the 21st of this month, but one more MRI will be done, because they want to be 100% sure on this matter....

He's still very healthy by the way, he still has his massive hunger, and plays golf weekly.. hes gained a few needed pounds, so he doesn't look so.... thin anymore..

All n' all... the prognosis looks very bright for him


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Old 05-20-2004, 10:54 AM   #2
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Re: Grandfathers liver cancer update

so, the surgery is tommorow... im .... unbalanced emotionally today, i felt like starting to cry during my final (which i just finished).....

yeah


so theyre skipping that last mri... and they are just going to cut him open to see how close the damn tumor is to the artery..... if it isn't there going to do the 4 hour surgery, but if its too close... well.... they'll close him back up and give him more chemo..


er... my eyes just started to water.. im going to go now...


ill update later (would've updated earlier, but my computer crashed)







ill upda

 
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