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... 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)
... 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)
... ktee,I saw your reply about my view of the British health care system. ... (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)
... I can certainly understand and empathize with your frustration after going through the chemo all this time. Why didn't you have surgery to begin with? ... (2 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)
... I have quite a family history of cancer, and I am grateful that my Gyn had the foresight to refer me to a gastro before the age of 50. ... (6 replies)
... up testing to detect recurring cancer after treatment has been completed. These ASCO guidelines may not apply to particular patients. ... (10 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)
... 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)
... 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)




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