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Digging around laws, insurance providers, etc., gives some interesting information

I came across a blog by an oncologist discussing the cost of Abiraterone (a chemo drug which Peter had, but which failed after 4 months).  A patient of his had an enormous copay for the drug, something like $2300/month.    I’m … Continue reading

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San Francisco Firefighters to the rescue!

An enormous exaggeration, of course, but I had a phone call from Tony Stefani, President of the San Francisco Firefighters Cancer Prevention Foundation (www.SFFCPF.org) of which I am a board member (currently in absentia), two days ago.   Tony successfully battled … Continue reading

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Another turn in the road

Here’s something to ponder:  we had our second appointment at Duke University Cancer Center yesterday (7 January 2013).   This was to find out and discuss the results of lab work and scans from 4 January 2013.   The pondering is this:  … Continue reading

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