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    Good news on a difficult situation

    Nong/Liz,s cancer is limited to her head and neck. It hasn't,t spread any further down on her body. With that knowledge, she is on her way to a cancer ward as soon as a bed is available. They will start chemo as soon as possible to shrink the tumor so they can do the radiation. Again,it,s amazing to think just how fast this is happening. My xh is coming up frm NC tomorrow but my 2nd son isn,t making it now from snowy Seattle!

    Today Nong has been talking,joking and even better her appetite has come back and food is staying down! The headaches are down to a 2 or 3 or not at all. What an absolute blessing that is.

    Thank you all again for adding your prayers and thoughts to ours. A treatable cancer , with a very good recovery rate is more than we had hoped for on those first dark days. Love to all...Maureen
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    Maureen, this is wonderful preliminary information! I had been reading up on that particular type of cancer and was praying that it would be confined to her head and neck. I am glad you've been given a course of treatment and that the prognosis is good.

    If you see Dr. Hunter Boggs in the course of her stay (he's in rad onc but I'm not sure what section of the hospital), tell him I said hello! It would be a fine thing if he were involved in your daughter's care.

    Cautiously optimistic and happy for this good news!
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    Knowledge is power. Lets hope that bed becomes available very soon and get the treatment underway. Thoughts are with you all Maureen.
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    Such uplifting news!! Hope she can get into a bed soon and that things go well with her radiation!! She will continue to be in my prayers! You as well!
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    What wonderful news! Prayers continue for all of you, including the doctors in her treatment.
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    Wow, it's amazing what they can do. Hope the news continues to be positive.
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    I'm glad to hear this encouraging news, Maureen, and will continue praying for her complete healing.
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    Sorry to hear about your DD, Maureen. I hope the treatment goes well! Continuing prayers to you and your family!
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  9. So very happy that you have received some good news, maureen. Iwill continue prayers for your daughter.
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    Oh my gosh, Maureen, that is wonderful news! Still sending you good thoughts.
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    Finally a little good news, so happy it is treatable and was confined. Keeping you all in my prayers *HUGS*
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    So happy that there is a bit of good news. Continued prayers coming your way


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    I hope this goes well for you and her and your whole family.

    You are all in our thoughts.
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  14. Maureen, I will continue to keep you in my prayers...I am glad you got some good news in this very difficult situation.
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    Heavens! I'll take your word on it that this is good news! It still sounds horrific, but it must be such a relief to have Liz talking and able to make her own decisions.
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  16. Thanks for the update, Maureen. I'm happy to read this news.
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    I'm so glad to hear your optimism - and that she is feeling better. I'm hoping the good news keeps getting better.
    Beckie

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    i am with you/we are with you, maureen. good news in a not so good situation. it's curable!

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    Happy for that bit of better news!! Continued prayers for peace and healing!
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    OH, I am so glad to hear this!!! I will keep you in my thoughts!!!
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    oh such good news. Gave me the tingles to hear such hope!
    Heather

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    oh my Maureen... a ray of sunshine in the midst of your situation... continuing to pray...



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    This is good news, Maureen. :O)
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  24. treatable cancer with good prognosis for recovery
    Those are wonderful, hopeful words to hear.....I am so happy for you and your daughter, Maureen. Continued prayers for her! Sending big hug to you!
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  25. Good to hear Maureen, thinking about you!
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    Considering the circumstances, this is wonderful news! I am so glad! Lets keep this praying bit going so that she will get through this and get better soon!!!
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  27. That word "treatable" is golden. Fingers crossed, and hope it all goes smoothly during her treatment. You are a good mom, Maureen.

  28. Very happy to see this positive update from you Maureen, I will continue to keep you all in my prayers.
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    oh, this is wonderful, positive news, maureen; you and your family will remain in my thoughts.
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    Such positive new Maureen.. thanks for sharing.. I'llkeep you all in my prayers
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