Please say a payer for my step bother ...cancer

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  1. fowler_chick

    fowler_chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 8, 2009
    South Western Kansas
    i lost my mother to cancer almost 3 years father greeved a year and then fell in love just wasn't with any one... but with his university sweet heart from over 50+ years step mother is the most wonderful person you can meet ( i did not get along with my mother at all) my father brought 4 grown children in to this marriage and she brought 3 grown children ( she lost one to a drunk driver), over the week end ,my step brother Ted found out that he has bone cancer, we're are hopeing and praying that it it not as far as advance as the doctor has said it is....i'm the only one so far on my dad said of the mariage who has offord to be tested for a bone marrow match if needed...PLEASE SAY A PRAYER FOR HIM
  2. Amyable

    Amyable Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 16, 2008
    Greenleaf, WI
    Praying right now. [​IMG]
  3. 1birdlady

    1birdlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 13, 2008
    Spring, Texas
    Praying hard for you right now.....that a marrow match will be found.

    In Jesus name we pray this.
  4. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    Praying for the best and right outcome. If it comes to a marrow donation, I hope his siblings will step up to be tested, I can't say how important that is. I'm on the national marrow donor registry and I push for everyone I know to get on it.
  5. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

    Nov 6, 2008
    Southwestern PA
    Cancer it is an awful awful thing..I am so sorry and hope everything works out well
  6. froggie71

    froggie71 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2009
    Shamong, NJ
    [​IMG] prayers being said.
  7. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Where and how does one get tested for bone marrow??? I would certainly be willing.
  8. Amyable

    Amyable Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 16, 2008
    Greenleaf, WI
    Quote:I worked in a blood center that also supported the National Marrow Donor program. Here is their site -
    center would hold free screenings several times a year. I believe they draw blood and have you fill out a medical questionaire. It used to be $25 do get on the registry (to help defray costs of the blood tests.) Sometimes that is waived. Try contacting a blood center near you, they should be able to help.
  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    So sorry. [​IMG] [​IMG]

    So how do they test you again? with blood cells? not the actual marrow? I would do this also.
  10. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    Quote:It's so easy. It's just a cheek swab with a giant Q-tip. It takes about 10 minutes to do the swab and the paperwork. I am also in the registry.

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