Small trial suggests the scans might help, but experts aren't so sure
by SHANNON_S_3 on Wed Jan 21, 2004 12:00 AM
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by vickid on Tue Sep 25, 2012 07:19 PM
He needs to have his doctor say he is totally disabled. And stop trying to work. Because as long as he can work they will not consider him disabled.
by rosaflor on Sun Oct 07, 2012 01:00 AM
Rather than fighting this battle yourselves, see if you can enlist a professional social worker. If your father has been hospitalized recently, call the hospital's social work office. If he has been on dialysis (you mentioned renal cell CA), there should definitely be a social worker in the picture. They do this stuff (like battle Social Security) all the time and may know some tricks. Your dad is to be praised for his valiant efforts but he is likely to get more and more tired. Rally the troops to come to his aid.
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