Craig’s Story

Site created on May 30, 2018

After months of having an upset stomach and visits to various doctors' offices, my dad received a diagnosis: stage 4 colon cancer.  The results of a PET scan last week (May 22) revealed that his cancer had spread to his liver.   From that point, we met with his oncologist and he walked us through the next few months.  Various treatments, hospital visits, and surgeries fill our future.  We love you all so much and appreciate the prayers and support throughout this whole process.  I will do my best to update this site periodically as we receive updates so you all can stay in the loop.  We are excited to start treatments so we can kick cancer's booty! - Alex

Newest Update

Journal entry by Alexandria Harrell

Hi everyone!  A couple of weeks ago, we were on our way to the hospital where my dad would have his chemo port removed. His phone rang and it was his oncologist. She wanted the liver surgeon at IU to take a look at my dad’s MRI to see if he needed to have the part of his liver removed, in order to reduce the risk of the cancer returning.  Today we went to the hospital and spoke with the liver surgeon.  He reviewed my dad’s latest MRI results  and told us there was absolutely no trace of cancer in my dad! The best news we could hear!!!! He told my dad to come back every 3 months to get scans so they can monitor him and ensure everything stays perfect. Again, we cannot thank you all enough for your prayers and support through this terrible time. We love you!!  
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