Hidden Costs

Cancer treatment comes with its costs – I will be interested to see the cost of the radiation. I had a MRI in April that cost $18K.

But it also comes with many hidden costs as well. We were blessed to receive a grant from the Cancer Support Community that will allow me to stay in an Airbnb for the course of radiation. But there are more costs: parking in the city is nearly $200 a month – so I will pay ~$300 for parking during my treatment. Jenn pairs ~$40 for parking the van as she is visiting. Jenn and the kids are with me – and we had dinner at the hospital last night – $32. The tolls on the turnpike from Scranton to Philly are ~$27 for each trip. Gas has to be figured in as well. Such things are adding up….

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