The meds alone are in the USD $25,000 range per year; this only covers the interferon
. If rescue drugs like Procrit, Neupogen or others are required, they can become *really* pricey. Office visits to the doctor, procedures such as liver biopsy, U/S scans etc additionally drive the cost up; we had a CPA track her hard costs and $65,000/year was paid out by either her or her insurance company. Others with more complex situations have reported costs in excess of $200,000/year.