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... Colon cancer is a definite killer that is to be taken seriously. A low grade report is a Godsend. It means that you are a great candidate for getting all of the cancer removed and avoiding a slow death from spreading cancer, which used to be the only option. ... (7 replies)
... at you should worry about your health first and the money last. You cannot put a value on life. My 42 year old brother in law is dying at this very moment from colon cancer. Some of the people who have been around here awhile might remember me talking about him. ... (8 replies)
... LAR surgery costs more than colon surgery higher up. Do you know if the surgery is an LAR? ... (8 replies)

... My suggestion to you, like everyone else here has said, is worry about your health first! Next, go to the business office of the hospital and ask to speak with someone who can help you work out the finances. ... (8 replies)
... ut it in the media, but I don't know what we would do without it. Everyone runs down our country, especially us, but I'm thankful my husband is being taken care of by the good old NHS! ... (8 replies)
... I think she was referring to right now before they incur the financial hit. Of course group health insurance through employment is available as she said .There are also other ways to find help through the hospitals charity care assistance if you qualify. You probably can qualify for medicare in the short term. All that can be worked out after treatment . (8 replies)
... I would like to add that you CAN get health insurance after diagnosis after 6 months of treatment completion (i.e., chemotherapy). I know because my husband went through it and I started a new job with health insurance which included his coverage. so it depends on the scenario. There are things to check into and I wish you the very best in your recovery. Worry first about... (8 replies)
... With chemo and all your looking at hundreds of thousands. ... (8 replies)
... Please can someone give me a ballpark figure on how much the surgery to remove a tumor in the lower part of the colon would run? ... (8 replies)
... s will pay for colonoscopies for people over 50. If your doctor determines that it is necessary for you to have one sooner due to GI problems or a family history of colon cancer it should also be covered. I am 42 years old. Several months ago I had cramping and a little bit of bleeding. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Coogan. I recently completed my chemo and radiation in Seattle at the Swedish Cancer Institute. They are exceptional and their protocol for dealing with cancer is years ahead of many other facilities. Mine was rectal cancer Stage 1 but will require an ostomy when I have surgery in March. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Coogan. I recently completed my chemo and radiation in Seattle at the Swedish Cancer Institute. They are exceptional and their protocol for dealing with cancer is years ahead of many other facilities. Mine was rectal cancer Stage 1 but will require an ostomy when I have surgery in March. ... (8 replies)
... ms of anemia the beg of Feb, had to have 2 blood transfusions and now am on constant iron, I have to go get iron, fluids and procrit shots every week now because of the constant blood loss and iron def., I was diagnosed with an adneocarcioma in the cecum, 3 cm, well to moderately differentiated. My CEA was . ... (12 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)
... It has been a while since I've been here. I finished my chemo in January, and two weeks later I went to a cancer clinic in Tijuana, Mexico because I did not want to just stop and do nothing. ... (2 replies)
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Oct 14, 2006
... Hello Cancer Dad, The Bariatric Surgeon I have selected is Dr. Hares in Michigan. ... (9 replies)
... 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 not familiar enough to help with alternative medication for colon cancer, but I do have suggestions for the Quality of Life. ... (1 replies)
... at best your consultant will only perform a sigmoidoscopy which is a tool for looking at the lower section of your bowel. ... (13 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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