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(Update) McCaffery on Son Patrick

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Just moments ago (Friday afternoon), Iowa coach Fran McCaffery released the following statement concerning his son Patrick:

“Today, we received word from doctors that the tumor that was removed during our son Patrick’s surgery on Wednesday is malignant. We will visit with doctors as soon as possible to determine Patrick’s treatment.

“Margaret and I would like to thank everyone again for the outpouring of support from across the country for our son Patrick and family this past week. We appreciate everyone’s thoughts and prayers.”

Our prayers continue for Patrick, Fran, Margaret, and the entire McCaffery family. #TeamPat

This is Fran’s statement following the surgery Wednesday morning:  “Today’s surgery for my son Patrick went as planned. Doctors will continue tests in the coming days to determine further treatment. Patrick was in good spirits after the operation.

Our family would like to thank the surgeons who performed the operation and the doctors and nurses at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics who have helped treat Patrick during this process.

The outpouring of support and encouragement Patrick and our family have received this past week has been overwhelming; words cannot express how genuinely thankful we are to everyone who has offered their thoughts and prayers.”

Everyone in the state of Iowa has been thinking about the McCaffery family today.  Iowa State men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg was among the countless people sending well-wishes, his via twitter:  ”Thinking of the McCaffery family today. Hoping and praying for the best #TeamPat”

Our prayers continue for the McCaffery family today and in the days to come.  Coach McCaffery is now on a plane headed back to Dayton where his Hawkeyes will play Tennessee at 8:10 this evening.  The game is on truTV this evening.  Here’s a quick channel guide:

DirecTV:  246

Dish Network:  242

Mediacom:  77

Imon:  72

Southslope:  204

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