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EXPENSIVE CANCER TREATMENTS CAN ADD YEARS -- AND BIG DEBTS

April 25, 2006

Many cancer patients are facing what amounts to a life-or-death decision, one whose ramifications could impact their families long after the battle against their disease is over. In recent years, new cancer treatments have emerged that have proved capable of extending the lives of very ill patients for up to two years. The Wilkes-Barre Times Leader (http://www.timesleader.com/mld/timesleader/living/health/14413354.htm)