Thank you for keeping up with Tony's status as he was battling cancer.

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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

He had a very difficult time with the stairs today. He needed strong support to make it down, and some help moving his leg to get up. He is contentedly playing Pokemon, and has been most of the day.

We don't plan on traveling back to MD Anderson in Houston. They said there are no other trials or protocols that he would qualify for...only standard cancer treatments that can be done in Alaska under the local doctor's care.

Both the local doctor and MD Anderson doctor have said we can continue treatment as long as we want to and see benefit, but there is no cure. This isn't really news since they have said this all along, but it is becoming more obvious day by day. Surgery is not an option as the tumor has worked its way into an area that you just don't mess with. MD Anderson said they would call the local doctor to discuss medical options.

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