My Mom's cancer is back(?) Serious Prayer Request

My Mom's cancer is back(?) Serious Prayer Request

Postby Missy08 on Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:22 am

Hi everyone,

I don't know who remembers my prayer request last year for prayer: Judy, my mom, was having weeks of chemo and radiation, followed up by stem cell and she was given a few weeks timeline. She had Sezary, which is an aggressive form of blood cancer, which the vast majority of people do not recover from and within five years 95%+ of people do not make it. She had it for eight years prior to them figuring out what it even was.

After I had posted the prayer request on here, she under went stem cell 'treatment' and was given a 30% chance repeatedly and it ALL succeeded! I'd like to emphasize that it not only succeeded but the specialists were all blown away by her recovery and the speed at which the very low success rate drugs worked. Her brother, who was her stem cell donor, turned out to be a perfect match for her cells, which is nearly impossible.

It was low chance after low chance of multiple things having to line up and be successful, and it was - all Glory to God!!

She came home last November 2017, which was much earlier than anticipated, because she was doing so well. It was her one year stem cell anniversary as of August 9th. Everything was going very well and she was making a full recovery.

I do not understand all the medical jargon used by the specialists so I'll do my best to explain how we understand it.

Roughly 8 weeks ago she started having severe itching and a sunburn-like feeling over her entire body, which is typical of sezary. After testing they have stated that the sezary, which is related to T-Cell lymphoma, has made a comeback. She does not have the exact same diagnoses as before but it's still a very serious concern.

She was told that this is considered a "set back", not a 100% sentence. Apparently this does happen sometimes, but whether or not it becomes controlled after the fact is completely up in the air.

The specialists have put her back on the 30% success rate cancer drug with hopes of it turning the cancer cells back around. Her numbers (some sort of ratio in the blood/cells) have been dropping, which is caused by the cancer, and if the drugs have the same effect that they had previously, the numbers should stabilize and then start to go back up to baseline.

Her numbers were around 90 for the past year, until recently, they dropped to about 50, but we've been told her numbers need to be around 70+.

As of the last appointment her numbers DID stop lowering but now need to go up. After they go up she will be given more cells from her brother to somehow 'flush' out her system to raise her numbers.

From what we have been told this may be last resort.

Please pray with me in agreement that her cells/numbers not only improve, but as before, she makes such a recovery that even her doctor's see God's hand on it for their salvation's sake.

Thank you ALL for all your support over the last year and all who have PM'd me - God bless you!


Praise Him Always,
Missy
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Re: My Mom's cancer is back(?) Serious Prayer Request

Postby mark s on Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:54 am

Hi Missy,
I do remember, and will be praying.

Much love!
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Re: My Mom's cancer is back(?) Serious Prayer Request

Postby burien1 on Mon Nov 26, 2018 12:24 pm

I remember it well, Missy08. And here is last years posts,1st thread


I will be praying. :praying:
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Re: My Mom's cancer is back(?) Serious Prayer Request

Postby Loop on Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:46 pm

Prayers..
Psalms 91
1 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
2 I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.
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Re: My Mom's cancer is back(?) Serious Prayer Request

Postby Missy08 on Mon Nov 26, 2018 2:05 pm

Hi All,

Thank you so much for the encouragement. Your prayers are extremely appreciated and I look forward to updating this thread with a praise report!

I am praying for you!


God Bless,

Missy
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Re: My Mom's cancer is back(?) Serious Prayer Request

Postby sacredcowbasher on Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:58 pm

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Gal 2: 14-19 But when I saw that they were not straightforward about the truth of the gospel, I said to Peter before them all, "If you, being a Jew, live in the manner of Gentiles and not as the Jews, why do you compel Gentiles to live as Jews? We who are Jews by nature, and not sinners of the Gentiles, knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law but by faith in Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, that we might be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law; for by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified. But if, while we seek to be justified by Christ, we ourselves also are found sinners, is Christ therefore a minister of sin? Certainly not! For if I build again those things which I destroyed, I make myself a transgressor. For I through the law ( the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus ), died to the law ( the law of sin and death ) that I might live to God. Parenthetical remarks added are mine.
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Re: My Mom's cancer is back(?) Serious Prayer Request

Postby Spreading Salt on Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:40 am

Dearest Yeshua,

None of this is news to You. Help us trust Your timing and plans for this precious family. May they rest peacefully knowing that You are in control of it all. Lord, please heal Judy's blood. Strengthen her and increase the cells to full function. Encourage them all through this continuing trial. Let Your light shine through them to everyone they meet. Courage. Joy in the afflictions. Healing. Comfort. Financial, emotional, spiritual providences. Thank You Lord. Amen
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Re: My Mom's cancer is back(?) Serious Prayer Request

Postby GodsStudent on Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:19 pm

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Re: My Mom's cancer is back(?) Serious Prayer Request

Postby Missy08 on Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:52 am

Hi everyone,

Thank you for all your prayer and continued support - you have no idea how much it means to us.

I will update as we are updated.

I am praying for you.


In Him,

Missy
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