Oncologist needs help to keep practice open, continue saving lives

Posted at 11:25 PM, Aug 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-24 23:45:26-04

When it comes to taking care of yourself, our health system is a complicated one. It is between bill, pills and more bills. 

Dr. Stan Walker celebrated his birthday Wednesday and when he blew out his candles, he made one wish: that his Oncology Center at the Rotunda would be saved, like the thousands of lives it has already saved. 

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Since January, Dr. Walker has kept his center open using his own money and now he's tapped out. Insurance isn't helping, banks are barking at him and still his lobby is filled with those fighting cancer. 

His slogan for the center is, "Don't Give Up," and using a GoFundMe page, he will not, nor will the center give up.

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