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  • Writer's pictureAnnelise

Flirting With Colon Cancer

"I cannot afford to purchase the insurance my employer offers so I am on a county health plan which I am very grateful for, but not all doctors accept it and I find myself in the situation where my doctor wants me to go to a gastroenterology and no one in our county accepts it. So I am in effect flirting with colon cancer because I can't afford to see a specialist."
- Julie, Sparta, MI

Story collected by the Susan G. Komen Advocacy Alliance

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