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RIGHT KIDNEY AND SURROUNDING LYMPH NODES REMOVED MALIGNANT

IN APRIL OF 2011 FOUND MYSELF IN THE ER FROM SEVERE PAIN WHICH WAS A FAULTY GALBLADDER BUT WHILE THERE THEY FOUND A MASS IN MY RIGHT KIDNEY AND TRANSFERRED ME ON BY AMBULANCE TO A LARGER HOSPITAL. I LAY THERE IN PAIN FOR 3 DAYS BEFORE THE KIDNEY SPECIALIST CAME IN AND LOOKED AT A COMPUTER SCREEN TOLD ME I HAD CANCER AND THEY WOULD WATCH IT FOR 6 MONTHS TO SEE IF IT GREW. WHEN WE QUESTIONED HER SHE STATED NOT TO WORRY. I WAS RELEASED AND TOLD TO RETURN TO MY REGULAR SURGEON FOR THE GALLBLADDER REMOVAL AND GIVEN PAPERS TO GIVE TO HIM. HE TOOK ONE LOOK AT THE PAPERS AND REFUSED TO DO THE SURGERY SAID MORE TEST NEEDED TO BE RUN SENT ME ON TO A KIDNEY DOCTOR WHO RAN BONE SCANS AND MANY MORE AND THEN CONTACTED A DIFFERENT DR TO ASSIST IN TAKING THE GALLBLADDER WHILE HE REMOVED THE KIDNEY. EVERYTHING WAS ALL SET UP AND I WENT FOR SURGERY AND WAS TOLD THAT DAY THAT IN A LARGER TOWN A PARTIAL KIDNEY REMOVAL WAS POSSIBLE SO ONLY HAD THE GALLBLADDER REMOVED. MY HUSBAND WAS LAYED OFF AND SWITCHED TO A NEW JOB AND WE HAD TO WAIT FOR 6 MONTHS BEFORE THE INSURANCE TOOK AFFECT. I THEN CONTACTED THE SURGEON THAT HAD DONE MY GALLBLADDER SURGERY AS HE ALSO DONE KIDNEY REMOVAL AND HAD TRAINED UNDER CANCER SURGEONS AND KIDNEY SPECIALIST AT BARNES HOSPITAL IN ST LOUIS MO. HE AGREED TO DO THE SURGERY AND SENT ME FOR A NEW SCAN AND THE DAY I WENT I DIDNT HAVE NEW INSURANCE CARDS YET AND THEY WERENT GONNA DO THE SCAN UNLESS I COULD PAY. LONG STORY SHORT DOCTOR TOOK CARE OF GETTING IT DONE AND GETTING NEW INSURANCE INFO AND SURE ENOUGH MASS HAD GROWN TO A VERY LARGE SIZE AND ALSO GROWN INTO THE LYMPH NODES SO HE WAS UNABLE TO SAVE ANY OF THE KIDNEY. NOW I AM IN SEVERE PAIN ALL THE TIME BONES HURT HORRIBLY AND CANNOT AFFORD TO EVEN PAY COPAYS TO FOLLOW UP WITH DOCTOR DIDNT EVEN MAKE MY 6 MONTH CHECKUP.

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