The Fight Begins

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My hope was this blog would be short lived but unfortunately, that will not be the case. I have been diagnosed with a Stage 1 Pleomorphic Sarcoma. (say that fast 5 times!) While it sounds daunting, if I am going to have a Sarcoma, these are the best possible circumstances. First, we caught it early (stage 1) and it is localized in my thigh. The CT scans were all clean and my bloodwork was perfect. No cancer anywhere else which is a huge relief.

We met with Dr Ferrone at Brigham and Women’s in Boston this morning and got the news. The path is pretty clear but we have more doctors to meet with on Monday at Dana Farber to ask a ton of questions and determine the best course of action. It is encouraging that Sarcoma’s of this type in an extremity have a better than 90% survival rate. My overall general good health is also a big plus.

Bring it……

2 thoughts on “The Fight Begins

    lat117 said:
    April 24, 2015 at 2:26 pm

    Sounds like you can beat this up Tony!
    Glad to hear it is an early stage. One day at a time Bud !!!
    We’ll be waiting for your update. Have a good week-end.


    Wendy said:
    April 27, 2015 at 3:32 pm

    Hi Tony and Kathy,

    Just wanted to let you both know that we are thinking of you.

    Wendy & Tom

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