MS sufferer following through with human rights complaint
A man with multiple sclerosis (MS) is following through with his battle plan after being denied a procedure said to slow or correct the condition.
Mark Lane said Wednesday he was refused the treatment and he intends to file a human rights complaint against Eastern Health next week.
“I’m not stopping,” he said.
In a May article with The Telegram, Lane said health officials should prepare for battle if he was denied the procedure for a condition known as chronic cerebral spinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI).
An Italian doctor, Paolo Zamboni, believes MS can be treated by opening blocked neck veins to reverse CCSVI.
“I’m not stopping,” Lane said.
He has used angioplasty — a common procedure — to do so. for numerous patients, including his wife.
The groundbreaking findings have prompted much debate and related research around the world.
And it’s naturally caught the attention of MS sufferers like Lane, who is in his mid-30s.
See Lane, page A2