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Big Bills A Hidden Side Effect Of Cancer Treatment

Anne Koller closes her eyes as an oncology nurse attaches a line for chemotherapy to a port in her chest. Koller typically spends three to six hours getting each treatment. (Photo by Sarah Jane Tribble/WCPN)

Anne Koller closes her eyes as an oncology nurse attaches a line for chemotherapy to a port in her chest. Koller typically spends three to six hours getting each treatment. (Photo by Sarah Jane Tribble/WCPN)

Anne Koller was diagnosed with late-stage colon cancer in 2011 and has been fighting it since.

But it’s not just the cancer she’s fighting. It’s the bills.

“Think of those old horror flicks,” she says. “The swamp creature … comes out and is kind of oozy, and it oozes over everything.

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