Marc Stanyer To God Be the Glory

First post: Feb 9, 2020 Latest post: Feb 12, 2020
Welcome to our CaringBridge website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. Thank you for visiting.

It was October 16, 2019 when I posted a heavy post on Facebook messenger to my go-to prayer warriors about some unexpected news about Marc's health. Since then, Marc and I have experienced an abundance of prayer, grace, support, and love.  This site will help keep you all updated as Marc proceeds on with his treatments. 

Brief Timeline of Story:
* Friday, October 11, 2019 - new GI doctor appointment, Marc (43) shared a couple symptoms he had, doctor ordered colonoscopy 
* Tuesday, October 15, 2019  (only a few days later...God)- colonoscopy, doctor showed me images of what he had found, he removed four polyps and told me he found a 5cm. tumor, very confident that it was colon cancer
* Tuesday, November 5, 2019 (a day before my birthday) - surgery to remove tumor mass in colon, removed 12 inches of colon, and 16 lymph-nodes - surgery was a success!!!  Had a wonderful surgeon (God) ...found out 7 of the lymph-nodes were infected
* Multiple appointments made for surgery results, oncologists, fertility/family planning concerns, surgery for chemo infusion port
* Result after surgery: Marc could be cured, however, we agreed that 6 months (12 treatments) of chemotherapy was the best option for more insurance that any cancer left behind is destroyed 
* Chemo Treatment #1 started December 18th, 2019

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