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   Posted 7/13/2010 4:01 PM (GMT -6)   
Well I finally got in to see the pulmonologist today, being as the last couple weeks I have been coughing up blood. They did x-rays and a breathing test yesterday and a cat scan today. The doctor says I have a mass on my right lung and a much smaller one on my right. He thinks that it is most likely cancer but I need to have a biopsy done on Friday. I wont know the results until probably next Thursday. Please if you can would you please pray that everything will be ok. Im not afraid of dieing just worried about who will take care of my husband with his MS. Thanks all.
Gentle hugs
Shirley cry
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   Posted 7/13/2010 4:20 PM (GMT -6)   
Shirley, I'm so sorry to hear about the mass they found on your lung. You will be in
my prayers! I'm hoping the best for your biopsy!

Hugs, Robin
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   Posted 7/13/2010 4:41 PM (GMT -6)   

I am so terribly sorry to hear this. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers, please let us know the results of the biopsy.

gentle hugs, Karen
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   Posted 7/13/2010 4:43 PM (GMT -6)   
Oh my dear, you are certainly in my prayers.
Peace and grace, Stephanie

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   Posted 7/13/2010 4:50 PM (GMT -6)   
You are most definitely on my prayer list.  They can do amazing things these days so never give up hope!
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   Posted 7/13/2010 5:45 PM (GMT -6)   
You are in my thoughts and prayers also...
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   Posted 7/13/2010 5:52 PM (GMT -6)   
You and your husband are in my prayers Shirley.

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   Posted 7/13/2010 6:24 PM (GMT -6)   
You're both in my prayers too, Shirley, and I'm sorry you have to wait so long to find out! Hopefully, they're wrong and it turns out to be benign.
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   Posted 7/13/2010 6:33 PM (GMT -6)   
*Great big hugs* to you Shirley.

From the positive point of view - it is good that they discovered it because now they can form a plan to help you fight. Will be saying prayers, wishing the best, and sending all the best vibes I can for you and your hubby. Take the best care of yourself that you can. Let the doctors work hard for you. Keep us up to date on how you're doing. We care here.

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   Posted 7/13/2010 7:08 PM (GMT -6)   
((((hugs))))) to both of you!!!!!  Thoughts and prayers coming your way
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   Posted 7/13/2010 8:29 PM (GMT -6)   
Keeping you in my prayers! Hope things go smoothly Friday.
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   Posted 7/13/2010 8:36 PM (GMT -6)   
Shirley, I've been away for a few days, so I'm just seeing this message now. I am praying for you that the doctors will be able to quickly determine what's going on in your body, and that they can fix whatever the problem is. I truly hope it's not cancer, but even if it is, there are still strong possibilities of a complete cure.

I will be praying for you!

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   Posted 7/14/2010 8:09 AM (GMT -6)   
Shirley, I saw this yesterday and started to pray for you. You are a brave woman and very loving towards your husband, you know there is power in prayer and faith can move mountains.

Keep us informed please......((hugs))

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   Posted 7/14/2010 8:32 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks so much all of you. I know that with all the prayers going up for me and my husband that everything will turn out one way or another. If it is my time to go I know that god has a plan for taking care of everything down here. I am not saying I am giving up, if this is cancer i will fight it for my family and friends. Thank you so much again for all your prayers.
Gentle Hugs
DX: Fibro, Gerds, COPD, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, High Blood Pressure, and Depression.
When I get where Im going dont cry for me down here. (Brad Paisley & Dolly Parton)

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