New Medicare Rules Bar Cancer Drugs for Patients

When Jacqueline Foster was 67 years old, she was diagnosed with orbital lymphoma, a non-Hodgkins form of lymphoma found behind the eye. Three years later, in 2002, the disease had progressed so much that Foster was forced to begin chemotherapy. After suffering through several months of chemotherapy treatment — and, of course, the loss of her hair — Foster learned there was still some residual lymphoma. In the summer of 2007, she was finally offered another treatment option. Foster's doctor,...Full Story
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