published Monday, April 16th, 2012

McMinn County community rallies behind cancer patient

A McMinn County man is battling terminal cancer, and now he's losing his insurance. That has friends thinking of creative ways to help pay for his treatment.
A McMinn County man is battling terminal cancer, and now he's losing his insurance. That has friends thinking of creative ways to help pay for his treatment.
Photo by WRCB-TV Channel 3 /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

A McMinn County man is battling terminal cancer, and now he's losing his insurance. That has friends thinking of creative ways to help pay for his treatment.

57-year-old Ron Mcallister was diagnosed with stage four colon and liver cancer last year. He says he was discharged from work and lost his health insurance coverage.

His wife says they've been struggling to get by on his disability checks, and now they say his Tenncare is being dropped.

Read more at WRCB.

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