Category Archives: health insurance

mohs day

Today is Mohs surgery day. I am in the waiting room while they see if they got all the squamous cell in the first attempt. I just paid the monsterous co-pay.  $2500. Yes, really. It was cheaper to walk in … Continue reading

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f*ck cancer, any cancer

I started getting religion about my dermatology appointments for skin checks after I finished radiation in September, 2011. So how about the irony of a skin cancer diagnosis at the onset of Pinktober which I hate already especially because of … Continue reading

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#pinktober truths

Ahh #Pinktober. Ask most women who have had the disease, and who are still in treatment for the disease how they feel about a month-long barrage of cheap pink marketing ploys and they will tell you they dislike the farce. … Continue reading

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dear penn medicine, enough already asking for money in 2017

This is what makes me dislike non-profits. There is only so much giving one can do in a calendar year, and well Penn Medicine? I give enough right now. I was so excited to have FINALLY paid off my oncology/radiation … Continue reading

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last radiation bill

All I have done for the last 6 years is pay off my breast cancer treatment bills from 2011. Every month, without fail. I did my radiation at Lankenau Hospital in suburban Philadelphia, PA.  I did my radiation there because … Continue reading

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a very pink victory: say buh byes to “breast cancer survivors foundation”

This is a really big deal.  There are far too many scam charities out there in this world. This video and a link to the official press release came with a note from an Assistant New York Attorney General: I … Continue reading

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dear pat toomey, bob casey and entire US senate….

As your constituent and as an American I’m asking you to protect all Americans by opposing the American Health Care Act. This harmful bill gives billions to special interests while dramatically increasing costs for older Americans. This bill includes an … Continue reading

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