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... I am assumming that you are talking about the US in terms of the cost of medical care...it's amazing just how costly it is but I am convinced it is all due to the excessive lawsuits... ... (80 replies)
... I'm so glad your surgery went well and sorry for the diagnosis but it sounds like everything was relatively contained. At least now you know what you're dealing with. I, too, had a temp. ... (8 replies)
... Our NHS provides us with a lot of free treatments and consultations. ... (5 replies)

... of our taxable income for the privelage but for that we have full hospital coverage which involves a 6 month wait for elective surgery but for things like this everything is basically immediate. ... (5 replies)
... the surgery, treatment, scans are the following day if necessary. However, if you do not have insurance then it is really difficult and, even if you do, there is cost to the patient. Worst of all, though, is the fact that not all treatments are available here so travelling to the US adds a great cost.... ... (5 replies)
... ktee,I saw your reply about my view of the British health care system. ... (5 replies)
... Mine does. Keep the receipes though since this is medical expenses and, at least in Canada, any cost not covered by insurance is a tax write off. ... (6 replies)
Please help
Feb 17, 2007
... I am so sorry to hear about your mom. I am going thru about the same thing with my dad. His cancer was a little more advanced then your mom's when we found it three years ago. He had surgery and chemotherapy. ... (1 replies)
... up testing to detect recurring cancer after treatment has been completed. These ASCO guidelines may not apply to particular patients. ... (10 replies)
... I can understand your concern and will certainly tell you how my husband was dx Stage 111c at the age of 65. His sister died of colon cancer at 53 so he should have been having colonoscopies but never did. His symptoms, such as they were, started only 6 months before diagnosis. ... (11 replies)
... I'm not familiar enough to help with alternative medication for colon cancer, but I do have suggestions for the Quality of Life. ... (1 replies)
... but with the last dose take with Ginger Ale. That was at noon, then at 10pm, I took 2 more sets of 4 pills, so a total of 28 pills. I was cleaned out by 6 pm, so the second set didn't really do anything. ... (17 replies)




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