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Roger has taken care of others for many years now he needs help. Insurance does not cover the cost of this clinical trial. Please help.

Roger has had carcinoid cancer with carcinoid syndrome for over seven years. It is a rare slow growing cancer which is overlooked because it is rare like a zebra but has common symptoms that is often misdiagnosed. By the time they finally get the right diagnoses it has usually already spread to the lymph nodes. Roger has it in his lymph nodes,liver. spleen, lungs, and bones.Roger is also rare like a zebra. He is a caregiver and continues taking care of people with developmental disabilities.For example he has taken care of the blind,downs syndrome and others with physical and mental disabilities.
Roger has exhausted all his options in Oregon and Washington. A new clinical trial with Lu 177 which is a targeted radio peptide therapy which attaches to and destroys the cancer cells has opened up in Texas but is not paid for by insurance. This is Roger's hope and hope for others with Net cancers. Help Roger fight for the cure by helping him fiance being in this research program. It can give him more years of life.
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