I was just diagnosed today and want to know all I can--not written in "doctorese" please. Couldn't have possibly been caught earlier--they had to magnify it on the mammogram. Will be seeing the surgeon on 7/28 to set up for the surgery. I don't fear the cancer half as much as I fear the insurance company! Figure as soon as those bleeps find out, I can expect a) Mt Everest high premiums, forcing me to drop them or b) being dropped outright. As you might guess I have a unique hatred of Insurance companies--hated them since I turned 50 for obvious reasons. I would not worry so much about this if I didn't have to worry about paying for it!!!! I know the odds are on my side---some docs don't even consider it "real" cancer--but what good is it if you end up bankrupt?? For me, and millions like me, the Obama reforms can't come soon enough! Already figure I'll pay'em fifty bucks a month and let 'em swivel--all a poor person like me can do. As long as I am paying, they probably won't hassle me or my poor mom. Thanx for letting me ventilate a bit!View Thread
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