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Kennedy out of 'successful' brain surgery

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  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Shut up and play! Staff Member

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    By MIKE BAKER, Associated Press Writer
    19 minutes ago

    DURHAM, N.C. - Sen. Edward M. Kennedy is out of surgery at Duke University, and his doctor says a procedure to treat his cancerous brain tumor "was successful and accomplished our goals."


    The 76-year-old senator now faces chemotherapy and radiation to treat the malignant glioma, a lethal type of brain tumor.

    Kennedy surgeon Dr. Allan Friedman says Monday his patient was awake during the 3 1/2-hour procedure, and should experience no permanent neurological effects from the surgery.

    A spokeswoman for the Massachusetts Democrat says Kennedy spoke with his wife, Vicki, right after surgery. He told her: "I feel like a million bucks. I think I'll do that again tomorrow."
  2. Mavs Man

    Mavs Man All outta bubble gum

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    That's good to hear.
  3. justbob

    justbob The Peacemaker Staff Member

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    Wasn't like it was an organ that he used that much;)
  4. iceberg

    iceberg detoxed...part 2 Zone Supporter

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    i wanted to say "next up the cowardly lion" but don't wanna get too disrespectful. : )
  5. silverbear

    silverbear Semi-Official Loose Cannon

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    Alcohol is not quite as good a preservative as formaldehyde, but it can get the job done... :D
  6. jimmy40

    jimmy40 Well-Known Member

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    This is good info for all, not using your brain causes tumors.
  7. DallasFanSince86

    DallasFanSince86 Pessimism Sucks

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