1Most people think the birth of their child as a memorable and joyous event, and for us, the birth of Brennan 5 months ago brought an amazing and vibrant boy into our lives. However, there’s always a dark side to every good thing—in this case, it was having to go tread through the health care system.
I have a personal confession to make. My father is a prostate cancer survivor. One month after he retired at the age of 68, he was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer. After undergoing radiation seed implants and hormonal therapy, he was in remission, until a couple of years ago. That’s when his addiction to health care began.