Tag Archives: CCSVI funding

Tribunal Says Ontario Health Insurance Plan Shouldn’t Pay for Ottawa-area Woman’s CCSVI Treatment

Doctor with a banknote and pills in their hand

An Eastern Ontario woman’s bid to make the Ontario Health Insurance Plan pay for her CCSVI treatment has been rejected at a tribunal. Judy Butcher is 48 and from Jasper, Ont., near Merrickville. She had balloon angioplasty, or CCSVI treatment, … Continue reading

Letter to Congress on MS and CCSVI

Carol Schumacher has posted on CCSVI locator a letter to be sent to your member of congress if you are in the US, as the letter is written from the perspective of a US based person. In mid March it … Continue reading

MS Sufferer Supported by Community in CCSVI Fundraising

Pam Lozon has been overwhelmed by the community support in her hometown of Chatham in Ontario since she has started fundraising for CCSVI treatment for her multiple sclerosis. “You’ve got people in wheelchairs who are walking again,” she said about … Continue reading

Raising Money for MS Research

Many people with MS, as well as their friends and families, choose to spend a lot of time fundraising for research into the condition or for the cost of treatments such as CCSVI or stem cell therapy. The focus is … Continue reading