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I'm copying something that I saw posted on another one of our social media platforms.
Survivor Conga line! (Insert Gloria Esteban singing: Come on baby shake your body do the conga!)
Tell us how long You have been living, loving and laughing since you were diagnosed! OR since you became a lung cancer caregiver/advocate (everyone can play)
I became a lung cancer caregiver and advocate September 13, 2002 (14 yrs ago-went to work for LUNGevity in 2010) and I am a 21 year cervical cancer survivor and 2 year genetic liver disease (stage 4) survivor.
(photo optional! HA!)
Hi Donna thanks for kicking off today's "AIR"
WOW your heat and my heat down in Texas will almost be the same this week. That's weird and crazy!! I can almost hear ConnieB slinging a few curse words about it.
Glad to see you posting. I hope, aside from the heat, you are doing well.
I would consider contacting the company that manufactures the drug. They have a patient assistance program and I'm pretty sure their experts can discuss with you what medicare will cover and what it wont- which may help you decide what plan to select. And if there is anything out of pocket they also have assistance programs that help people pay as little out of pocket (or zero out of pocket) as possible. I just Googled Pfizer's info for Xalkori
1-855-XALKORI (1-855-925-5674) Monday through Friday between 8 AM and 8 PM ET.
Hope this helps!
Congratulations on your 10 years of survivorship!!
We have several who are over 5 years and a few who are at or over 10 years too.
AlisaB, Chloesmom, Donna G, jyoung20, easyrider, tom galli, just to name a few off the top of my head!