Tuesday, August 25, 2009

it's out

Surgery this morning was shorter and less complicated than the surgeon anticipated.

Of course, it's only after the fact that we hear/realize the lack of optimism.
In-surgery pathology looked good (samples taken at questionable margins), but complete pathology won't be done for another week. The tumor was pseudo ecapsulated...

just got called...I'm off!

he got through it!

9 comments:

Christine said...

Such good news, Donna called Paul who called me... and I was happy to hear things went well.

we love you guys.

Paul said...

We like you guys, you're in our prayers as always.

sjnagel said...

So far so good? We'll be anxiously looking for another update.

sallyavena said...

Good news to hear! I'm glad you gave us an update. I've been thinking about you guys today. You are in our prayers

Cynthia said...

We are cheering for a healthy and happy Goates Family.

kg said...

Yay for less complicated! Long distance love to you.

Anonymous said...

That sounds great, hope the full report will confirm they got it all. Are his nerve, arm movement going to okay?

SD

Meg said...

I am so glad, I have been thinking about you today. Thanks for keeping us updated.

vimahi said...

I'm anxiously awaiting some more news!! I loved getting to see Mar's baptism update. She is a sweetie!!! I've seen also that you had quite a few visitors this summer - How fun!! update us :)