In February, Tom was diagnosed with a cystic mass on the head of his pancreas that is roughly 6 cm in size. Tom had two biopsies and there was conflicting data of the exact make up the mass. After many consultations and careful deliberations it was decided Tom should a Whipple procedure to remove the mass. Tuesday, July 23rd Tom will undergo this procedure at Columbia Presbyterian in New York City. We welcome you to our CaringBridge website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. We appreciate your love and support and words of hope and encouragement. Please keep Tom in your prayers.