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Here is a quick synopsis: March-April presented gut/bowel issues, took him to see his PCP then on to gastroenterologist who ordered an MRI for Crohn's April 16th we were informed his MRI detected mass in his abdomen April 25th Biopsy, was inconclusive May 2nd Surgery to remove tumor, appendix and parts of his large and small intestine May 4th informed tumor was non-Hodgkin's lymphoma sub-type still unknown May 6th procedure to sample bone, bone marrow and spinal fluid May 10th Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma sub-type defined as stage II Mature B cell Lymphoma, no indication it progressed to bone marrow or spinal fluid May 12th CT/PET scan to determine efficacy of resection May 13th Initial Pre-Phase Chemotherapy May 20th start of first full Chemotherapy cycle May 24th released home June 8th start of second full Chemotherapy cycle June 13th released home June 27th start of third full Chemotherapy cycle July 4th released home July 14th MRI results clear July 21st start of fourth full Chemotherapy cycle July 28th released home