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Where do middle class get help zytiga

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Where do middle class get help zytiga

by Reeeeg on Mon Mar 31, 2014 01:45 PM

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Hi, new to forum. My dad has met to bones. He needs zytiga. He has insurance, but it will cost him 2700.00 for the first 2 months then all his insurance is used up. The following months he will have to pay around 6000.00 a month and all other meds will on longer be covered since he used up all the insurance . Do does not fall into the poverty level therefore zitiga will not offer assistance. However, he isn't wealthy and can not afford to pay anything near 6000.00 a month. This is sickening. A bum in the street and get coverage, but a man who has worked hard all his life in the NYPD can't get medicine to prolong his life ? What can we do? Please help. His PSA has gone up to 150. Thank you.

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by rjcrossley on Mon Mar 31, 2014 10:11 PM

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On Mar 31, 2014 1:45 PM Reeeeg wrote:

Hi, new to forum. My dad has met to bones. He needs zytiga. He has insurance, but it will cost him 2700.00 for the first 2 months then all his insurance is used up. The following months he will have to pay around 6000.00 a month and all other meds will on longer be covered since he used up all the insurance . Do does not fall into the poverty level therefore zitiga will not offer assistance. However, he isn't wealthy and can not afford to pay anything near 6000.00 a month. This is sickening. A bum in the street and get coverage, but a man who has worked hard all his life in the NYPD can't get medicine to prolong his life ? What can we do? Please help. His PSA has gone up to 150. Thank you.

Hi Reeeeg Sorry to hear about you dad But tell him not to lose hope just yet.  May have some good news for you and him  he may have to look at this in a different way and go down another treatment road.  Back in 2007 after a biopsy I was diagnosed with prostate cancer.  By 2008 I had prostate cancer stage 4 very high PSA  it was every where. it was in my lower back. My ribs and my lower jaw.  I also found out that in the cause of testing for my prostate cancer  I had a heart condition that I never know I had befor. For me It  ruled out most cancer treatments that were around at the time I also was so sick I couldn't work any more so after a while I just ran out of money. It was  because of this, I feel was told my doctors they were out of options on how to treat me. My wife who's a Registered Nurse  found out from a few of her patients about a naturopath who know ways on how to help get my prostate cancer under control. Her name was Deborah, And  the first thing she as me was! what was my diet like.  the first thing she told me to do were so simple first thing was to put me on a detox program with flor essence tea. I had to change my diet to mostly just vegetables and a small amount of meat and veg of a night

zytiga. works by  suppressing  the  body's testosterone production  

At the time I did not like soy milk. But I was told I had to drink a liter of it a day.  (around about two pints) The reason for this was to suppress my body's testosterone production. How soy milk dos this is it increases  my male   body's estrogen levels .  

 I also went on to high dose of vitamins I was taken 2000mg of vitamin BIO  C three times a day Also High dose of Vitamin D. just to name a few

I went on to B17 You can now buy B17 in a botal off the internet but in 2008  to get this I paid $30.00 for a 2 kilo bag of apricot kernels  I was grinding up 10 apricot pits a day (' it last me about 6 months) put it in a glass of water with two tablespoons of orange juice for tast But  things begin to improve when  my PSA was coming down  after a year I was feeling a lot better I knew I was now going to live.

God bles

Ray      

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RE: Where do middle class get help zytiga

by rjcrossley on Mon Mar 31, 2014 10:23 PM

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On Mar 31, 2014 1:45 PM Reeeeg wrote:

Hi, new to forum. My dad has met to bones. He needs zytiga. He has insurance, but it will cost him 2700.00 for the first 2 months then all his insurance is used up. The following months he will have to pay around 6000.00 a month and all other meds will on longer be covered since he used up all the insurance . Do does not fall into the poverty level therefore zitiga will not offer assistance. However, he isn't wealthy and can not afford to pay anything near 6000.00 a month. This is sickening. A bum in the street and get coverage, but a man who has worked hard all his life in the NYPD can't get medicine to prolong his life ? What can we do? Please help. His PSA has gone up to 150. Thank you.

An other cancer compass member jcharth  posted this This morning Its true and  right

Ray

"My mother is currently in a low methionine diet. Avoiding all sugars, oils (except for flax and coconut), animal products and salts. She also takes flax oil, curcumin and vit c. She started to take soursop. Here is the link to chris beat cancer youtube site. He has posted a good story yesterday about cancer remission."

https://www.youtube.com/user/chrisbeatcancer

RE: Where do middle class get help zytiga

by Unknown_Member on Mon Mar 31, 2014 11:09 PM

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Hi my friend, my husband put in 38 years in NOPD and had to retire in 2009 due to blood cancer. I got him on disability from the cancer so his insurance from the NOPD is secondary and the Medicare is primary. He must get on Medicare he will qualify if he has cancer. Also my husband goes to a research teaching hospital which is really good . While the hematologist oncologist is working on him students are in the room learning. Hope this helps some, carolyn

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by rjcrossley on Tue Apr 01, 2014 12:39 AM

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On Mar 31, 2014 11:09 PM Wastingtime wrote:

Hi my friend, my husband put in 38 years in NOPD and had to retire in 2009 due to blood cancer. I got him on disability from the cancer so his insurance from the NOPD is secondary and the Medicare is primary. He must get on Medicare he will qualify if he has cancer. Also my husband goes to a research teaching hospital which is really good . While the hematologist oncologist is working on him students are in the room learning. Hope this helps some, carolyn

Hi Carolyn I'm exforce to.  I just wanted let you and your Dad  know there are others ways.  In the New Orleans Police Department  He must have fought some courageous battles.   In 2007 My doctors told me I was in for the fight of my life. That  the only way to beat cancer was from  very aggressive  and invasive cancer treatment.  And I was so frightion from what my wife and kids would go though with out me.  I really believe them. I was so  sad when they told me Because of the  heart condition those same  very aggressive  and invasive treatment would probably have killed me. It only when I went into the alterative Im on now was there any improvement   Over the years A lot of us here have learn that  very aggressive  and invasive treatment may kill the cancer off.  But what going to keep killing it off. What we have learn is that  cancer is realy a condition. of a very sick immune system. That you can wipe all the cancer from someone body and the cancer will still come back  Its because the condition. that cause it are still there.  We learn eliminate those conditions and the body will keep takeing  care of the cancer on its own.  

RE: Where do middle class get help zytiga

by Unknown_Member on Tue Apr 01, 2014 01:10 AM

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On Apr 01, 2014 12:39 AM rjcrossley wrote:

On Mar 31, 2014 11:09 PM Wastingtime wrote:

Hi my friend, my husband put in 38 years in NOPD and had to retire in 2009 due to blood cancer. I got him on disability from the cancer so his insurance from the NOPD is secondary and the Medicare is primary. He must get on Medicare he will qualify if he has cancer. Also my husband goes to a research teaching hospital which is really good . While the hematologist oncologist is working on him students are in the room learning. Hope this helps some, carolyn

Hi Carolyn I'm exforce to.  I just wanted let you and your Dad  know there are others ways.  In the New Orleans Police Department  He must have fought some courageous battles.   In 2007 My doctors told me I was in for the fight of my life. That  the only way to beat cancer was from  very aggressive  and invasive cancer treatment.  And I was so frightion from what my wife and kids would go though with out me.  I really believe them. I was so  sad when they told me Because of the  heart condition those same  very aggressive  and invasive treatment would probably have killed me. It only when I went into the alterative Im on now was there any improvement   Over the years A lot of us here have learn that  very aggressive  and invasive treatment may kill the cancer off.  But what going to keep killing it off. What we have learn is that  cancer is realy a condition. of a very sick immune system. That you can wipe all the cancer from someone body and the cancer will still come back  Its because the condition. that cause it are still there.  We learn eliminate those conditions and the body will keep takeing  care of the cancer on its own.  

My friend thank you for your reply. It's my husband not my dad and yes he was one of " New Orleans Finest" from the day he took the oath to protect and serve the city of New Orleans. Unfortunately the force is no longer referred to that title because of many reasons :(. He protected citizens and fought for the victims only to receive his first pension check due to being diagnosed with a rare blood cancer. His oncologist already told him the chemo will do more harm than good. The cancer will not kill him but the complications from the chemo. And he will have to make a decision soon over quality of life verses quantity. Taking chemo will be his decision and his only. Thank you for sharing , carolyn

RE: Where do middle class get help zytiga

by Reeeeg on Tue Apr 01, 2014 12:50 PM

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Thanks everyone for all the info! Keep it coming. : )

RE: Where do middle class get help zytiga

by Reeeeg on Tue Apr 01, 2014 12:56 PM

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Thanks! Please name all the vitamins if you get a chance. It will be a great help.

RE: Where do middle class get help zytiga

by Shadow42 on Tue Apr 01, 2014 04:16 PM

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Pls. try to contact Johnson & Johnson Company : 1-800 652 6227 They helped us to get Zytiga & CVS Pharmacy in Pennsylvania handled the shipping tru FEDEX, it's free shipments ( We live in Virignia ) and our copay was only $10, then later on  we didn't pay anything. Well, my husband is no longer using Zytiga since he is on chemo now, but he didn't have bad side effects when he was using Zytiga before. - GOOD LUCK!

RE: Where do middle class get help zytiga

by Shadow42 on Tue Apr 01, 2014 04:25 PM

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And here's the no. of CVS CARE SPECIALTY: 1-866-627-3899, you can ask them how to get help from Johnson & Johnson.

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