And the devil evidently is responsible.
“I want the devil to know that he put cancer on absolutely the wrong Italian . . . before it’s too late, I want to see your faces, shake your hands and hug your necks. But mostly, I want to see one of you get healed of what threatens your future and I really want to see someone you love come to Christ. Now let’s get back to business . . .” -Carman
He apparently has myeloma and has around three to five years left.
“There is no cure,” says Carman, who received news on Feb. 7 that his life expectancy is three to five years. “I just went in for a bone biopsy. They took eight vials of blood. On March 4, I’m having a three-day examination to find out how deep I am into this and what the best treatment is.”
A bit on myeloma:
Carman was diagnosed with myeloma. According to the American Society of Hematology, myeloma is cancer of the plasma cells. Plasma cells are white blood cells that produce disease- and infection-fighting antibodies in the body. Myeloma cells prevent the normal production of antibodies, leaving Carman’s immune system weakened and susceptible to infection. Treatment options depend on the type and stage of myeloma, but include chemotherapy, anemia drugs, radiation therapy, stem cell transplants and drugs that target specific areas of the immune system.
Carman has this to say on his Facebook page (March 10 entry).
I’ve staring “down” Myeloma Cancer for 3 weeks now and I believe I can take it on and beat it. The look on my face in this picture tells the story. I’m not doing Chemo for now. I’m going the natural route with a vengeance with a very competent NMD on my medical team. Through heavy doses of prayer, eating the foods God made and disciplining myself in every way I’m believing God I can beat this dreaded disease. I Owe it to The Lord and I owe it to you. Most folks don’t have 16,000 people posting prayers for them. So yes, this time out I am that “show me” test for the forgotten souls who have all forms of Cancer and I will let them know somebody just like you, is praying for you too.
Here’s Carman’s video telling satan to “bite the dust.”