West Vancouver resident Leah Rowntree found out she had cancer four and a half weeks ago. She had to wait a month for an ultrasound scan in B.C. after discovering a lump in her breast.
But it wasn’t until she made a trip to the U.S. and had an MRI there that she learned it was a lot more serious than she’d been told.
While Rowntree, 49, was in L.A. for a scheduled vacation, her friend recommended she do everything she could to get a second opinion.
Rowntree says she knows not everyone can afford to pay for private care, but long wait times in B.C. are not leaving people with a lot of
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