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Meerkat
01-24-2006, 10:08 PM
Tumor #5 - right shoulder blade.

Probably neck and head surgery towards the end of Febuary. Maybe chemo first, but surely afterwards.

Maybe a little radiation too.

Corneal ulcer seems to be responding to antibiotics.

[ 01-24-2006, 10:12 PM: Message edited by: Meerkat ]

Phil Heffernan
01-24-2006, 10:13 PM
Meer, your presence here is especially valued.

Please continue to use your mind to persevere.

Your body is faltering, but not your mind. Some might call that lucky, rather than the other way around.

Phil H

Meerkat
01-24-2006, 10:15 PM
Originally posted by Phil Heffernan:
Meer, your presence here is especially valued.

Phil HThank you, you're very kind.

However, I think this will be controversial. ;)

ssor
01-24-2006, 10:20 PM
David, The chemo may be more effective than the rad. The chemo interferes with cell division within the tumors(hopefully). But try to keep in mind that you are living with cancer not dying because of cancer. It is still gonna be a hellofa fight but hang in there.

Besides words of encouragement, do you NEED anything? Anything at all? No, I can't get you fixed up with a broad! :D

Katherine
01-24-2006, 10:22 PM
:( Sorry to hear about this Meer.

Leon m
01-24-2006, 10:27 PM
Gosh David, I don't realy know what to say other than every day I come here and your here ...Its a good day...see ya tommorrow.

Keep on Truckin !

Bruce Hooke
01-24-2006, 10:31 PM
Damn!

Take care and best of luck...

Dolly Varden
01-24-2006, 10:32 PM
This may be off topic, but do they have medicinal marijuana laws in your state? Surely you need to get hooked up with that. With all the other junk they are feeding you it may really help.

Dutch

TomF
01-24-2006, 10:34 PM
Don't slip too far away, Mr. M. You'd be sorely missed.

t.

skuthorp
01-24-2006, 10:38 PM
Thinkin' of ya mate

J. Dillon
01-24-2006, 10:40 PM
All the best Meer.

JD

JimD
01-24-2006, 10:53 PM
Crap :(

StevenBauer
01-24-2006, 10:59 PM
What Jim said. :(

Steven

Peter Malcolm Jardine
01-24-2006, 11:05 PM
:(

ljb5
01-24-2006, 11:42 PM
Stay strong. We need you here.

LeeG
01-24-2006, 11:55 PM
Kat, I'm watching a show on public tv about big trebuchets,,I'd like that for cancer therapy,,bring the big arm down and fling things. Sounds theraputic.

Ross M
01-24-2006, 11:59 PM
"Stay strong. We need you here." (ljb5)

Absolutely correct, IMO.

Ross

huisjen
01-25-2006, 07:33 AM
Ouch. :(

cs
01-25-2006, 07:38 AM
Dave, hang tough.

Chad

uncas
01-25-2006, 07:42 AM
ditto!!!!

Memphis Mike
01-25-2006, 07:48 AM
Hang in there David. smile.gif

P.I. Stazzer-Newt
01-25-2006, 08:00 AM
You are not allowed to leave without first training your replacement.

jack grebe
01-25-2006, 08:02 AM
good luck with it meerkat....and I can't believe I saying this but Dutch could be right this time :rolleyes: THC in pot can do wonders to off set the effects of chemo.....ask your dr.

George.
01-25-2006, 08:26 AM
Slip sliding away... aren't we all? :( smile.gif

Peace and strength, 'kat.

Chris Coose
01-25-2006, 08:46 AM
All love, friend

Ken Hutchins
01-25-2006, 09:49 AM
We are all praying for you, hang in there.

Leon m
01-25-2006, 09:55 AM
Originally posted by George.:
Slip sliding away... aren't we all? :( smile.gif

Peace and strength, 'kat.I close my eyes, only for a moment and the moment's gone.
All my dreams pass before my eyes in curiosity.
Dust in the wind.
All they are is dust in the wind.
Same old song.
Just a drop of water in an endless sea.
All we do crumbles to the ground, though we refuse to see.
Dust in the wind.
All we are is dust in the wind.

Don't hang on, nothing lasts forever but the earth and sky.
It slips away and all your money won't another minute buy.
Dust in the wind.
All we are is dust in the wind.
Dust in the wind.
Everything is dust in the wind

[ 01-25-2006, 09:59 AM: Message edited by: Leon m ]

Bob Adams
01-25-2006, 12:37 PM
Hang in there Meer, I'm still sporting a shaved head in honor of my wife. There is life after Chemo,she had the good sense to let her hair grow back!

htom
01-25-2006, 03:41 PM
Keep on keepin' on, Dave.

Meerkat
01-25-2006, 03:43 PM
Thanks y'all.