Insurance company denies treatment for man with rare form of cancer

An insurance company that said it would pay for experimental treatment for an Elmsford man with a rare form of cancer has changed its mind and now says it will not cover the treatment.

Jason Pryce, 26, suffers from carcinoid sydrome, a rare cancer that affects only an estimated eight Americans a year and is almost always deadly. An experimental treatment in Texas that costs about $60,000 is believed to be the only hope to save his life.

A month earlier, GHI said it would cover the treatment.

Sandra Pryce, Jason's mother, said it left her unable to think after learning that the insurance company had changed its mind and denied the claim.

Through it all, they say that they have been touched by the many words of encouragement and donations they?ve received for Pryce's fight.

Anyone looking to donate can make checks out to "The Jason Pryce Fund," which has been set up at:

Chase Bank 566 No. BroadwayWhite Plains, NY 10603

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