Women Struggle With Breast Cancer Expenses

"I never thought I'd see the day that I was in this situation," said Natashia Pierre, 41, of Central Islip, N.Y. Pierre, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in January 2007, is insured through her husband and pays 20 percent of her medical bills out-of-pocket. Her monthly co-pay for chemotherapy is $500, and she is still struggling to pay the $1,000 fee from her lumpectomy earlier this year. She says debt collectors call her home every day. "How do I tell my kids they can't have lunch...Full Story
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