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Update on Randy Saso-Shaw and his brain cancer

The swelling has gone down in Randy's brain enough to start tapering him off of his steroids. Just in a weeks time, his wounds have started to heal. As soon as all his wounds are healed, he can start chemotherapy. This may give him another 3-6 months. We were beginning to think they would never heal and his tumor would continue to grow unabated.

Randy is also walking more upright and is using his cane more. His pain level gets less as his wounds heal. We like to see these good days and hope they last as long as possible.

Thank you all for your support. I will keep you updated on how he is doing.

Joanne

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Comment by Joanne Greco on January 27, 2011 at 11:56am
Hi everyone.  Just an update on Randy.  His tumor has shrunk and he's stable at the moment.  He rarely uses his wheelchair and walks with just his cane.  No chemo or radiation while the tumor isn't growing.  He's off of hospice.  We're planning on going fishing this spring.  Thanks for all of your support.  This truly is an amazing site!
Comment by J-Dawg on August 7, 2010 at 8:47pm
This is just awesome! sooo glad to hear he is getting better! thanks for keeping us updated!
Comment by Steve Hastings on August 6, 2010 at 8:27am
Our prayers are with Randy, no doubt. Joan thanks for the update.
Comment by Mike Lukjanowicz on August 5, 2010 at 3:58pm
Glad to hear the healing process in happening. My thoughts are with you all.
Comment by Brian Walters on August 2, 2010 at 2:13pm
That is great to hear... tell everyone hi and hope to see you guys on the water again.
Comment by kzoo on July 31, 2010 at 12:59am
It's good to hear Randy's making progress. We hope he continues and can make it out again. Keep us informed.

Paul
Comment by P.J. Koshi on July 30, 2010 at 8:59pm
That is amazing news Joanne. Glad he is feeling better :)
Comment by Jake Anderson on July 30, 2010 at 8:56pm
Thats terrific Joanne! It would be great to see him get out fishing again when feeling better!

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