Breast Cancer Patient Denied Medicaid Because He’s A Man

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Raymond Johnson Breast CancerCHARLESTON, S.C.–A Charleston man is fighting a battle most men never imagine that they might endure.

Raymond Johnson, 26, was diagnosed with breast cancer about a month ago, after pain from a lump in his chest sent him to the emergency room.

Though Johnson has a job laying tile, he does not make enough to pay for the treatments out of his own pocket and does not have health insurance.

To make matter worse, Johnson was denied for  a state program that provides medicaid for breast cancer patients. because he’s a man.

Read more at Buzzfeed.

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