On Feb 7th we reached a pivot point from discovery and diagnoses to treatment. plan and implementation. Chemotherapy began that day with pills to accompany 8 infusions, one every three weeks. The first infusion was Wed Feb 26th. The Oncology Center Civic Hospital has been exemplary in their expertise and caregiving. Much more on this as we go but a special mention and thanks to Drs Emerson, Emmanuel, and Ivan for their personal interest and communications!

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Morelia, Mexico 12.21.19 (Rev 1.16.20)
I was diagnosed, after what I thought was an injury to my right hip and groin muscles from being a full time pedestrian, with colon cancer that showed isolated cells in the hip and liver. I am in the process of rounds of discoveries at the Oncology Center Civic Hospital (OC).

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The team of oncologists are continuing discovery and tests for the prognosis and treatment plan. Numerous appointments are scheduled now through early February.  Surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation are all possibilities. The oncology specialist in each of these areas are developing the prognosis and treatment plans.

My move to Morelia, Mexico almost two years ago has been blessed at every turn.
I am surrounded and cared for by the most loving Morelianos. Another saving grace is that the healthcare is excellent and the costs for these services is a notable fraction the costs in the US even with Medicare. It appears now with my Mexican insurance policy that a significant portion of the cost will be covered, however, many requirements are beyond the scope of the insurance.
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