There is much debate surrounding the Affordable Care Act (commonly known as Obamacare), its implementation, its policies, and how millions of Americans will actually benefit from the new law. No matter what side of the debate you fall on, it is important to look at what Obamacare could mean for people like my husband.
Take care of ourselves? Perhaps that's the one thought that trumps all others, and probably the one thing that parents of sick kids, especially sick adult kids, lose sight of. And it's probably the only thing in this whole horrifying cancer dance that a proud parent can actually control to some degree.
We saw that the breast cancer movement was gaining momentum at a staggering pace, but noticed there was nothing for any men's health issue. When we did a bit of research into the health issues that effect men, it was surprising to learn that the incident rates of prostate cancer were comparable to rates of breast cancer in women. But there was, and still is, a huge gap between the two causes in terms of awareness and funding.