Prayers for my dad, please.

Prayers for my dad, please.

This is a discussion on Prayers for my dad, please. within the Bob & Terry's Place forums, part of the The Back Porch category; My dad will turn 83 tomorrow and was diagnosed with stomach cancer this week. We went to see the surgeon this morning and they are ...

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    Prayers for my dad, please.

    My dad will turn 83 tomorrow and was diagnosed with stomach cancer this week. We went to see the surgeon this morning and they are going to take half his stomach out on March 23rd.

    It's actually a small miracle they found it to begin with. He was having problems with his throat and acid reflux so my sister (Nurse Practitioner) sent him for tests. During the endoscopy the doctor saw what looked like a small ulcer so he took a sample and sent it to the lab.
    It is cancer...

    The doctor is very optimistic he will get it all and he may not need any other treatment after that. My concern is his age and he has some emphysema although not too advanced. Often the danger lies with the anesthesia and the recovery phase, at which time a case of pneumonia could be as dangerous as the disease.

    I would appreciate prayers for my dad, he's a very special man too me.

    Thanks. RK
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    Both of you will be in our thoughts! Good luck!
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    Prayers on way!!
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    You're in my thoughts!
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    Praying now!
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    You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
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    WOW! Prayers sent! It's a tough road - been there, done that (recently). Have faith and stay strong my friend!
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    Praying for your fathers healing and the peace of God for you and your family.

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    You got it buddy, best of luck to your Dad
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    Wishing you and dad the very best of luck. Never count those old people out they are better fighters than most people give them credit for.

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    God shine on you and you entire family.

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    Rottkeeper, You and yours are in our thoughts and prayers,

    Take care of your father, take time off work as often as time permits, to be there for him; and for goodness sake be with him often, and keep us posted!

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    Hey buddy... Prayers for your family as well as your father are on the way. I pray nightly for all members of DC forum, but your dad is getting some extra prayers.

    Good luck to him and keep us posted.
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    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
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