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gall bladder/bile duct cancer was posted 11/04/2001 08:24 am by Ross
E-mail Address: roslove@excite.com

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My wife's oncologist has recommended Gemzidobine (Gemzar) as the only treatment for her at this stage. He said it would not be covered by Medicare & we would have to go thru the appeals process without any guarenteee of payment. Does anyone have information on this drug being covered or not being covered by Medicare. I read on one posting where the cost is about $2,000 a dose. Any information would be helpful. Thanks, Ross

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