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Posted 2018-04-02T19:58:00Z

What's Been Going On

Many of you know that Dad was diagnosed with lung cancer at the end of January.  His tumor was found after he had an allergic reaction to a Z-Pack.  The following two months involved a lot of tests, waiting and uncertainty.  After many doctor's appointments and tests, including chest x-rays, CT scan, PET Scan, MRI, Bronoscopy and biopsies in the right and left lungs, we have been told that his lung cancer is Stage 3A (non-operable) and is confined to his left lung.  It is great news that it has not spread any where else.   

Dad has begun his first set of treatments- 7 weeks of once a week chemotherapy and 30 radiation treatments, 5 days a week.  So far things have been going well and dad is determined to continue working and living his normal life as much as possible.  

We plan to use this platform as a way to keep everyone informed and updated throughout this journey.  

We truly appreciate all of the love and prayers that so many of you have given our family throughout this process. 

 

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Comments (7)

  • Arlys Cecconi
    Arlys Cecconi

    always thinking of your family. thanks for allowing us to take the journey with you. this is a great way to keep all of us who care so much, informed!

    2 years ago · Reply
    • Kim Carter
      Kim Carter

      Thanks Arlys

      2 years ago · Reply
  • Katie Hadd
    Katie Hadd

    Continued thoughts & prayers!!

    2 years ago · Reply
  • Linda Tingen
    Linda Tingen

    Daily in our prayers. We love you guys

    2 years ago · Reply
  • Shannon Sutton
    Shannon Sutton

    Love you guys and praying for you all! Thank you for allowing us to walk beside you in this journey. Know I am always here if you ever need anything ❤️🙏

    2 years ago · Reply
  • Debra Carter
    Debra Carter

    CB and the entire family are in our prayers. God will supply the strength and courage you all need during this “valley.” Just remember, God has you all in the palm of His hand. He will never leave you or forsake you. He is going to take care of you all...no matter what. I will keep Ray updated. Love, Debra Carter Ray’s wife

    2 years ago · Reply
  • Chester  Vaughan
    Chester Vaughan

    CB, Maxine and I are now on line and will be checking in with you frequently!! We have been aware of your condition through various phone calls and messages and now we have a central place from which to communicate. We have been praying for you and will continue to pray for you! Love to you and your family, Chet and Maxine

    2 years ago · Reply
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