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Insurance Appeals - Any tips? Trying to Get Votrient

dauch
  • By dauch · Posted September 10, 2012
  • In Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 5 replies
  • Does anyone have experience with Insurance appeals? We have two Oncologist that would like Scott to go on Votrient, but the insurance company has denied. Going through the appeal process now. Does anyone ...

Good vibes and good questions invited

dauch
  • By dauch · Posted June 18, 2012
  • In Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 15 replies
  • We go in to get Scott's Scan results later today following 6 doses of wicked MVAC. Hoping for more good results after the half-way scans showed significant reduction of Scott's bladder cancer nodules ...

Regenerative Bladder Trial

dauch
  • By dauch · Posted June 11, 2012
  • In Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 3 replies
  • Interesting article and story from my Alma Matter, Wake Forest: http://www.bizjournals.com/triad/news/20 12/06/11/tengion-says-clinical-trial-mak ing.html Trial uses a patient's own cells to regenerate ...

chemo port?

dauch
  • By dauch · Posted March 8, 2012
  • In Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 44 replies
  • My partner Scott is most likely about to start a Dose Dense MVAC chemo regimen next week to go after the new metastatic disease in his lungs. One doc recommended a port, the other though Scott's vein's ...

Lung Mets. What now?

dauch
  • By dauch · Posted February 23, 2012
  • In Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 13 replies
  • My Partner Scott has just found out he has 4 enlarging nodules in his lungs (2 on each side, largest 1cm, with growth compared to an MRI 3 mos. ago). According to his Oncologist, it is 95% likely that ...

Lung biopsy. Any advice?

dauch
  • By dauch · Posted February 21, 2012
  • In Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 4 replies
  • My partner is going in for a lung biopsy this week. Apparently it will be a CT with a needle. His BC may have spread. He has three to four apparently enlarging nodules. The largest is just over 1 cm ...

CIS confirmed. Next steps?

dauch
  • By dauch · Posted July 8, 2011
  • In Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 9 replies
  • Hi all. As an update for all the folks that helped me, here is what came of my partners case this past week. And a couple questions at the bottom. Sorry for the long post! As previously mentioned: - Oct ...

Urine Shows Cancer, but Scopes/Scans Clear

dauch
  • By dauch · Posted June 29, 2011
  • In Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 12 replies
  • My partner of 15 years had bladder cancer of the Ureter (TCC), which caused him to have a kidney and the ureter removed (Oct 2010). He is now undergoing cystoscopies and PET Scans every 3 months. The ...

Blue Light Cystoscopy - how important?

dauch
  • By dauch · Posted June 29, 2011
  • In Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 25 replies
  • Hi. New to this forum. My partner of 15 years had bladder cancer of the Ureter, which caused him to have a kidney and the ureter removed (Oct 2010). He is now undergoing cystoscopies and PET Scans every ...

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