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Mar 25, 2020
Welcome to our CaringBridge website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. In late July, John had a CT scan that showed fairly large cancerous masses/tumors on his pancreas and spleen. He has since been diagnosed with diffuse, non-Hodgkins, extra-nodal, large B cell lymphoma. You can apparently move those adjectives around and put them in any order. His oncologist referred to this as a "zebra” diagnosis because it represented a slim 0.5% chance of occurrence based on the CT scan, rather than a far more likely (and much tougher to battle) “looks like a horse” pancreatic cancer diagnosis. John is receiving excellent care at MD Anderson Cancer Center (Making [Cancer] History tm) in Houston, his 6-cycle chemo regimen runs into late-December, and he plans on making a full recovery!