Good news and bad news about my Father-In-Law

The good news is that his pancreas is fine. That is really, really good news because pancreatic cancer is terrible.

The bad news is that there is cancer. My FIL has a history of his internal organs not always being located exactly where you expect them to be. His liver is located partially behind his pancreas and the spots that appeared to be on the pancreas were actually located on the liver. The liver has multiple lesions. The good news about this is that the lesions are NO WHERE ELSE. They are going to be aggressive and hopefully stop the cancer in its tracks. They are planning on taking half the liver out. This isn’t that bad because the liver does tend to regenerate. Hopefully, once that part of the liver is removed there won’t be any reaccurance of the cancer.

Please keep him in your prayers.

3 Responses to Good news and bad news about my Father-In-Law
  1. InfertileMadWoman
    August 4, 2008 | 10:23 am

    I am so glad to hear that it isn’t as bad as they thought. PBS that all goes well, and he is on his way to feeling better soon!!!


  2. Megan
    August 5, 2008 | 8:03 am

    ((((hugs)))) He’ll be in my prayers.

  3. Jen
    August 5, 2008 | 6:19 pm

    praying for your Father-in-law…

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