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Another Special Life in Christ

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Daughter who had cancer is source of strength:

I had a surprise conversation on another topic with her father, chief of pathology at another hospital, on 6 April 2000. At age 21, almost 2 years ago, they discovered that she had a lung tumor. Doctors tried a needle biopsy and then a transbronchial biopsy. Though the local pathologists couldn't make a certain diagnosis, they wouldn't allow her father to be involved in the case or seek consultation at the father's preferred consultation source. Doctors decided, therefore, that they must open Nadine's chest and possibly take the lung out...depending on the results of a rapid frozen section diagnosis (if lymphoma, lung stays in; if nonlymphomatous cancer, the lung comes out). Though they couldn't decide the correct frozen section diagnosis themselves as beautiful Nadine was in the OR, they wouldn't allow Ziad to also look at his daughter's frozen section slides. In the absence of a clear diagnosis, the surgeons...not wanting to take a chance...removed that whole lung and the tumor. I can remember myself and some associates being involved in prayer for Nadine and the family in 1998.

Though there have been many frustrations then and in the intervening 2 years , this physician told me that the experience was life changing. Faced with postoperative chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin's large cell malignant lymphoma and the possibility that his daughter would die, "I learned...and continue... to thank God for each and every day! Our faith has steadily increased. But the most amazing thing for us is the comfort that the strength and depth of Nadine's faith has given her mother and me. Her belief is so strong that she is not afraid and is at peace; this has made a huge difference in the peace in which her parents live."

The Al-asaad's have grown in the faith as members of the Greek Orthodox branch of Christianity. Rather than her former straight hair, Nadine now radiates her personal and spiritual beauty with post-chemotherapy hair that came back curly. To this date (4/00), though plagued by a bothersome chronic cough, she remains cancer free. By 6/2006, she has become a nurse. See other faith & health information [here].

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(posted about 2000; latest addition 21 June 2006)


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