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I ask because we have a friend with pancreatic cancer down in Florida who is also young enough to have private pay, and her insurance company is refusing to pay for a treatment her doctor is recommending; a cocktail of drugs she needs three weeks out of four at a cost of around $6,000 a treatment. But her insurance says "No,"

Sadly the thing about chemo for pancreatic cancer is that the chemo does not prolong life but, rather, tries to improve quality of life, but does so for only a portion of patients.

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