It’s a new trend in medical treatment– more patients turning to crowdfunding to save their own lives when their health insurance falls short.
Sixty-five-year-old Walt Parks’ entire life is about fitness. As a certified massage therapist and a group fitness instructor, he is the picture of good health. Which is why getting a prostate cancer diagnosis was devastating. “It was a shock when I went to my doctor and got the news,” he said. “I thought wait a minute? How can I have cancer?”
Parks and his oncologist decided the best treatment for him would be high intensity focused ultrasound, also known as HIFU.