Saturday, May 23, 2009

Update 5/23

We were given the final results today and it is Hodgkin Lymphoma in stage IV. He begins chemo tonight and will do it every other week for the next 6 months. He has a 60% chance of being cured and then there is a chance that he will treated but not cured. So now we work on recovery and getting him back to his old self.

4 comments:

  1. Hang in there Kari. Prayers for Ben and you and those babies are headed your way. That percentage is very good and I feel very good that things will turn out fabulous! My Mother in Law was diagnosed with Pancreatic cancer which is in majority of cases fatal. She has survived surgery and 6 months of weekly chemo/radiation therapy and is in remission since July 2008. Hang in there and HE will provide.

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  2. Hang in there. Now you know the "enemy" so you can fight it. It is going to be a crazy 6 months for your family, but you can get through this, too! - Tkeys

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  3. Kari - if there is someone from your church or community that is going to coordinate an effort to help you and Ben, please have them post on SK so we can help!

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  4. *here from Me's blog*
    Sorry about your husband's cancer. Sending ALL of you guys many thoughts and prayers.
    *HUGS*

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