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A Super, Bell-Ringing Victory Dance For Six-Year-Old Cancer Survivor

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Six-year-old Jimmy Spagnolo — dressed in Superman gear — broke into an awesome celebratory dance as he beat his krypotnite.  After a yearlong chemotherapy treatment at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Jimmy rang the ceremonial bell and jumped and danced with his family to celebrate the special occasion. “The bell ...

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Your Chemo Cost Is Probably Higher If Your Doctor Works For Hospital

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If you have cancer, chances are your outpatient chemotherapy treatment costs are higher if your oncologist works for a health care system than if she has her own practice, a recent study found. The study by the Health Care Cost Institute, a nonprofit research organization, analyzed private health insurance claims and national data ...

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