Goodbye Ordinary

I will recount the steadfast love of the LORD, the praises of the LORD, according to all that the LORD has granted us. Isaiah 63:7

Good News December 22, 2009

Filed under: Family,Life — Lori @ 11:19 am

My mom’s surgery went very well yesterday.  In fact, we had the very best of results.   Before surgery they injected a radioactive blue dye that travels from the duct where the cancer cells were found in the breast and find the “sentinel nodes“, the first lymph nodes that that duct drains to.  Click on the link on the word “sentinel nodes” and you can read about this process if you are interested.

They removed those nodes during surgery and did a biopsy on them, letting them know whether or not there is cancer in those nodes.  If they are negative, they assume the rest of the lymph nodes are negative as well.  Mom’s sentinel nodes were negative for cancer!!!  We are so relieved at this news.  From what we understand, all the treatment she will need after recuperating from surgery is some radiation.

Thank you for your prayers and encouragment in regards to my mom’s diagnosis.

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3 Responses to “Good News”

  1. Mary Lou M Says:

    Thank you for the good news. I pray that her recovery of healing will find your mom with patience she never knew she had!!!! The good news she received about the results of the biopsy should aid in her quick recovery.

  2. Kristin Says:

    Praising the Lord with you all!!!! Praying that she recovers quickly and is feeling like her “normal self’ really soon!

  3. Shirley Says:

    So glad to hear the good news! What a wonderful Christmas gift.


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