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  • Writer's pictureAnnelise

A Rigged Breast Cancer Battle

"My mother lost her battle to metastatic breast cancer this year in part due to not being able to afford her medical bills. She held off on being seen and treated sometimes due to the amount of money she owed or would owe. Her health insurance was only $20 - $80 and when she died, she had thousands of dollars in medical bills. Those that struggle with breast cancer, should not lose their life because they can’t pay their medical bills."
- Alicia, Parma, OH

Story collected by the Susan G. Komen Advocacy Alliance

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