Skip to comments.Prayer Request for my brother
Posted on 12/01/2011 4:36:56 PM PST by TheMom
In February of this year my older brother went to the hospital due to severe pain and swelling in one leg. Those doctors could not figure out what was causing the pain and swelling, so they sent him home to see his own doctor. His doctor could not figure out the problem either; mean while his other leg started hurting. He was sent to Houston for yet another set of test; still no results. His doctor and the doctors in Houston tried different treatments (medicine) to treat his pain. By this time he has used up his vacation, sick leave and disability time at work so they fired him. Last month he went to another set of doctors, this time in Temple, TX for more test. They determined he had anmemia and hyper or hyposomething (I cant remember) and asked him to come back this week for results of test and some more testing.
I received a phone call from my sister-in-law yesterday telling me the doctors determined my brother might have Myelofibrosis ~ which if not treated could lead to Leukemia. The ran different blood test and today did a bone marrow biopsy. Those test came back that he has Leukemia. Tomorrow the bone marrow results will determine if the type of Leukemia he has is aggressive or non-aggressive. If non-aggressive, he will receive a week of chemo and have to stay in the hospital for at least one month. My sister-in-law said she went blank before she could hear about what will happen if the Leukemia is aggressive.
Please pray that the Leukemia is non-aggressive and that my brother can be healed with as little as pain as possible.
Thank you so much for the update. Tony, Lynn, and your family are in my daily prayers.
Continued Prayers for Tony to get back to his pestering self soon!
They are wonderful people at MD Anderson. They will take good care of him.
Here’s to pestering brothers! Prayers continue for Tony, Lynn, you, your entire family and the gifted medical crew at M.D. Anderson.
Prayers continue for your brother. He will beat this.
I will pray for your dear brother.
All my hopes...
May God hold your brother close as he endures the treatment.
I know MD Anderson is a great Cancer treatment center.
Lord , I pray healing for Tony , comfort and strength for him and all who love him.
In Jesus Name I pray.
Thank you for your updates, TM. I feel privileged that you share personal family info with us and trust us to be in your circle.
I’m here for you...Please contact me any time via private mail.
And the prayers will keep coming.
I have a new God Box and I’m going to put Tony’s recovery in there first. It’s been said that later when you read your written concerns, frequently they have been resolved. Hope so in this case.
Stay strong. MM
Praying for healing for your brother Tony....
Thank you for the update on your brother.
Sounds like he is an amazing person and has a close relationship with our Lord.
Continued prayers for his healing.
Blessings to you and yours.
I’m so glad that you were able to connect with The Mom. I know your experiences and faith will be continue to be a source of strength for all of us.
Thank you for the update. I was beside myself wondering how everything was going.
Thanks be to G-d that so many strides have been made in cancer treatment.
Am praying for you all and hope your brother has the best recovery possible.
Thank you for the update.
Thank you so much for keeping us informed. Prayers continue...
Prayers for you and your crew to continue.
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