The surgery went very well and the neurosurgeon was able to remove a large portion of the tumor. Unfortunately, to keep Jim's language intact, the surgeon had to leave some of the tumor behind. We anticipated this probably would be the case.
So, now what?
In a couple weeks the final pathology report will be available, so we will know exactly what type of tumor this is and how fast it's growing. Together with the neurologist and neuro-surgeon, a neuro-oncologist (a new member of our team) will help us determine the best course of action for dealing with the remaining tumor.
We won't know more until after those meetings. We will post here when we have information to share. For now, please keep praying. We are not quite finished with all this yet.