State report: Insurance type, income affect cancer survival

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State report: Insurance type, income affect cancer survival

Your chances for surviving cancer are getting better for some cancers, but factors such as insurance, income, health habits, and time of diagnosis also play a role.

Fear kept Kevin Kromer from getting help. The 52-year-old stock car driver from Walnutport waited until the pain in his stomach got so bad he couldn’t eat, sit or lie down before he went to the doctors.

“I was afraid of what they were going to tell me,” he said Tuesday.

Last summer, he found out what he had been dreading. He had esophageal cancer.

But the news wasn’t all bad.

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