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    reyjay123
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    My mom is suffering from cancer and is looking for a lawyer in the san diego area that has experience dealing with hospice situations.  Can anyone help me out?  Thank you!

    My mom is suffering from cancer and is looking for a lawyer in the san diego area that has experience dealing with hospice situations.  Can anyone help me out?  Thank you!

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      bcl
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      Hi, I am so sorry about your Mom, if you don't get any replies perhaps you could call the patient hot line tomorrow and see if they can offer you some constructive ideas http://www.melanoma.org/learn-more/patient-reference-guide/free%20patient%20hotline

      I have no experience and am reading between the lines,  but is she wanting access to treatments while under the care of hospice by any chance?  If that is the case, then perhaps this study might be of interest to you http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1000678 and also this article http://www.miller-mccune.com/health/hospice-may-trump-heroic-measures-in-life-expectancy-21098/

      Good luck to you helping your mom, I'm sure she appreciates your efforts very much, take care, linda

       

       

       

       

       

      Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF), in partnership with CancerCare, is pleased to announce a free telephone helpline to assist melanoma patients and their loved ones. Funded by the MRF and staffed by CancerCare's professional oncology social workers, the helpline provides counseling and practical help to anyone facing a melanoma diagnosis.

      To reach the helpline, please call 1-877-MRF-6460 (1-877-673-6460)  Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern Time.

       

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      bcl
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      Hi, I am so sorry about your Mom, if you don't get any replies perhaps you could call the patient hot line tomorrow and see if they can offer you some constructive ideas http://www.melanoma.org/learn-more/patient-reference-guide/free%20patient%20hotline

      I have no experience and am reading between the lines,  but is she wanting access to treatments while under the care of hospice by any chance?  If that is the case, then perhaps this study might be of interest to you http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1000678 and also this article http://www.miller-mccune.com/health/hospice-may-trump-heroic-measures-in-life-expectancy-21098/

      Good luck to you helping your mom, I'm sure she appreciates your efforts very much, take care, linda

       

       

       

       

       

      Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF), in partnership with CancerCare, is pleased to announce a free telephone helpline to assist melanoma patients and their loved ones. Funded by the MRF and staffed by CancerCare's professional oncology social workers, the helpline provides counseling and practical help to anyone facing a melanoma diagnosis.

      To reach the helpline, please call 1-877-MRF-6460 (1-877-673-6460)  Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern Time.

       

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