'I thought I couldn't go through any more of it': Cancer patient gets help after insurer says 'no' to $33k bill

Ms Koh Ee Miang (left) and her oncologist, Dr Choo Su Pin, were in a quandary over the high cost of the treatment. ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
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SINGAPORE - Good Samaritans have stepped forward to help a cancer patient, who hopes to spend more quality time with her 15-year-old daughter while keeping the disease at bay.

The drug that Ms Koh Ee Miang, 45, needs to control the spread of her cancer is expensive, and her insurance company has refused to pay for it - leaving her with an outstanding bill of more than $33,000 for treatment carried out between November and January.

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