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PRAY: 'My Hope Is Still in the Lord'—Nabeel Qureshi Asks for Prayer as Cancer Spreads

Suzette Gutierrez-Cachila : May 12, 2017 : The Gospel Herald

[Qureshi] explained that if the radiation would have been successful, he would have qualified for surgery. However, since it "didn't do a good enough job," he said he doesn't know what will happen next.

[Gospel Herald] Christian apologist and bestselling author Nabeel Qureshi, who was diagnosed with stage 4 stomach cancer last year, recently gave an update on his latest scan, and the results were "not good." (Photo Credit: YouTube/NQMinistries via The Gospel Herald)

In his latest Vlog posted on his Facebook page, Qureshi said the size of the primary tumor in his stomach has decreased a bit, but the scan revealed the cancer has spread.

"The radiation apparently didn't work too well," Qureshi said in the Vlog. "The primary tumor has shrunk some, so that's good, but the tumor is still there. There's still cancer in the stomach."

"But what's worse, the lymph nodes that we were hoping would recede haven't receded so I'm not a candidate for surgery. And on top of that, the cancer has spread to more lymph nodes now throughout my chest," he said.

There are no signs that the cancer has spread to other organs, he added.

The apologist said he is yet uncertain as to what his next step will be. He explained that if the radiation would have been successful, he would have qualified for surgery. However, since it "didn't do a good enough job," he said he doesn't know what will happen next.

"So next week, we will be meeting with our medical oncologist who will be giving us whatever options we have now," he said. "There might be some new treatments that have come out, maybe some experimental ones that I could qualify for. I have no idea."

The apologist admitted the latest scan result was "the worst news" he has received since his cancer diagnosis because "the cancer is worse than it was when they first discovered it…"

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