The Disease Model

By July 29, 2015CHARITY

We believe addiction should be treated like any other disease.

Here are the steps to treat cancer:

Diagnosis

Treatment: Surgery/Chemotherapy/Radiation

Monitoring

For the first 3 years, patients get check-ups every 3 to 4 months

From 3 to 5 years, patient check-ups are reduced to once or twice a year

Aftercare

With cancer officially in remission, monitoring is still important to make sure it is caught should it come back.

At 5 years, patients are considered in remission and having survived cancer.

With cancer, insurance companies are covering every step of treatment.

 

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