Evangelist Luis Palau is Defying the Odds and Doing Much Better Than Expected Since Being Diagnosed With Stage 4 Lung Cancer in Early 2018

Luis and Kevin Palau pose for a photo after doctors visit, April 2019 | Facebook/Levin Palau

The son of world-renowned evangelist Luis Palau says his father’s latest cancer scan revealed that the family will get to keep their loved one around a bit longer.

At the top of last year, the beloved minister made the unexpected announcement that he was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. Months later, in a Thanksgiving Day update, Palau testified that he was defying the odds and doing much better than doctors had anticipated. Now, his eldest son, Kevin Palau, says things are still going better than expected.

“Dad had a full body scan Tuesday, met w/oncologist yesterday. So blessed to get a good report that the tumors have not grown, and that his coughing/fluid buildup around the lungs is not due to tumor growth.” the son wrote in a Facebook update, last month.

“Guess we get to have him around for a while longer! #thankful,” Kevin declared.

In March of last year, Palau shared that after two months of chemotherapy, the doctors were amazed at the results of his CT scan and blood work. All tumors had shrunk by one-third and there was no new growth of the tumors. The results were so uncommon for someone with stage 4 cancer that Palau said the doctors were stunned.

Since then, the Luis Palau Association has carried on with multiple initiatives for the Ivory Coast, China, the U.K., Latin America, South Africa, Madrid, Spain and several cities in the United States.

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SOURCE: Christian Post, Jeannie Law