Cancer patient ends up with $33,000 bill after insurer refuses to pay for drug

Cancer patient Koh Ee Miang (left) and her oncologist Choo Su Pin. ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
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SINGAPORE - It has been one blow after another for housewife Koh Ee Miang.

Not only has the 45-year-old been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, but her insurer has also refused to pay for a new drug that her doctor deemed most suitable for her treatment.

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