I just got word that my father-in-law (79 y.o.) came through his surgery in good shape.
The family doctor in Austin, Texas sent him to the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston a few weeks ago to get a growth on one of his kidneys checked. The tests came back as cancer. He went back to the Cancer Center Tuesday to get started on the prep work, and they performed the operation to remove the kidney today.
The surgeon said the operation went well and he does not think the cancer had spread anywhere else. He then assigned two other doctors to keep an eye on my father-in-law, as he had to leave to be with his mother who is dieing.
My wife and mother-in-law are staying at a hotel near-by.