The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.
~ Thomas Carlyle
Thursday, May 7, 2009
The surgeon Dr. Curley just called. Things are going well, he is doing great. They will call once they have him in recovery.
Our friends Jeff and Amanda sent their sweet pastor, Rev. Steve Thorney to check on us, who is a chaplain here at MD Anderson. What a comfort to meet him! We have such amazing friends and family, we are so fortunate. Thank you all.
Courtney Hanson was diagnosed with advanced colorectal cancer in 2008. It had spread from the colon to the liver and lungs. We have come a long way in that time, getting mixed news of good and bad. We have struggled as a family to come to grips with his diagnosis. He has fought through it all, completing several rounds of chemo with multiple different medications. Courtney is receiving top notch treatment at Houston's MD Anderson. With treatment, Courtney's tumors have shrunk at an alarming rate. This is his progress...