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dazlin (@dazlin)

Tests for blood cancer ...the bills!!

Blood Cancers & Disorders | Last Active: Dec 27, 2018 | Replies (10)

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A recent patient of Memorial Sloan Kettering, I had a series of advanced genetic tests. $17k and my co-pay was $1,600. I'm already sick, but this took me to the edge! Very disturbed….
A friend of mine has an incurable form of chronic leukemia. His meds are $13k/mo.
Our political "leaders" are more busy fundraising and not dealing with big pharma and killing us all.

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The cost of treatment and the inability of some patients to cover those costs………is just an added stressor that makes people sicker and it's everywhere. It's unforgiveable on the part of the insurance industry, the Congress and the medical and pharmaceutical industry. I've seen two people DIE because they couldn't afford care and they were middle class family and friends. This is a very real and terrible part of the current medical system. I won't say more. Once I get started on this subject I can't be stopped….