MY Medical Billing System

MY Medical Billing System

Long overdue BUT one of the hardest things about cancer is the medical billing system and if you are not careful and don't have a system in place you could end up in a bad way. Below is a video of my system..its not the only system out there, but it is the one I use...

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Dear Cancer

Dear Cancer

Dear Cancer, Nice Try. You made your appearance on Feb. 5th, 2014 in the form of crazy medical term; “in situ”.  While you did progress over the following months, you didn’t keep me from the sport I love, crossfit. Heck I even placed 4th in my region in 2014, the best...

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Everyday Warrior

Everyday Warrior

Shortly after I started my brachytherapy treatments my mother discovered this fundraiser called Everyday Warrior. This non profit, financial supports crossfitters who have been diagnosed with cancer or are currently undergoing treatment for cancer. It is a 4 week...

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Post #4: BrachyTherapy

Post #4: BrachyTherapy

Post #4: BrachyTherapy Brachy What? Thats exactly what I said. BrachyTherapy is radiation from the inside focusing on a specific area (in my case, my tumor). This form of treatment can be used to treat a variety of cancers. When I met with the radiologist in Houston...

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Post #4: Chemotherapy

Post #4: Chemotherapy

  Aug.1, 2014: Chemo Class Chemo class wasn't that bad...weird, but necessary. This is a class everyone has to take before you go start chemo, just kinda gives you a heads up about what is going to happen. It opened with a nurse whom I have seen during my...

Post #3: Radiation

Post #3: Radiation

Radiation was my main modality of treatment. My chemo drug, cisplatin, was used to support the radiation. Before they could start radiation, I had to get a “map” done so they would know where to radiate. This meant I went to a certain hospital with a cancer center in...

Post #1: Diagnoses

Post #1: Diagnoses

Short Version I had Stage 2B Cervical Cancer that was treated with radiation, chemotherapy, and brachytherapy. Medium Version I have been diagnosed with Stage 2b cervical cancer. I had 1st opinions (2 different gynecologic oncologist in Austin), 2nd opinions (2...

Karen Pierce

Karen Pierce

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