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Janey 06-05-2013 12:26 AM

Help with Transportation
I am 52 and have a right facial hemangiomana. It is growing quite a bit and is from my chin all the way up to my forehead, I heard hormone changes can cause this...make sense, now.... I have never had it treated due to never having the funds. I have been recommended to see Dr. Yakes in Colorado (about 800 miles from me), will take a minimum of 6 treatments IF LUCKY. I have family there, so place to stay. Is there any help out there to cover transportation and costs? How are people able to treat these issues with funding??

missy 06-05-2013 11:47 AM

Hi and welcome!

First, try an organization called Miracle Flights . They might be able to help some.

Do you have insurance? If so, do you know what they might cover?


nickbar 06-12-2013 09:46 PM

Hello, Please email me at We might have an option for you.


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