The clinic building has been made available on a long term use agreement by the San Felipe Chamber of Commerce. The formal name of the donor is "CANACO", or SERVITUR Mexicali, San Felipe Chapter.
Judy and Mimi
The San Felipe Cancer Society was founded in San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico in 2006 by two American cancer survivors, Freda Barber and Michele MacDonald. With lots of community support, especially from several Rotary Clubs, the Society has grown to become an integral part of the private health care system in San Felipe.
San Felipe is a small Mexican fishing village. The population consisting of Mexican and North Americans, is approximately 20,000 spread people spread over 100 square miles. It is located 125 miles from any other metropolitan population or major medical facility. The primary health services are government provided. Our center is open to all people of San Felipe, local Mexican and North American "Ex-Pats" and visitors.
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Mimi, our Certified Mamo Tech with the digitised mammo machine donated by the Rotary Club of Concord / Clayton Valley, California.
The San Felipe Early Detection and Education Center is grateful for the generous support from may individuals and especially several Rotary Clubs. The Rotary Club of San Felipe has been one of our backbone community supporters. The Rotary Club of Concord / Clayton Valley Sunrise donated a General Electric Mammogram Machine, a grant for an ultrasound machine and significant financial support. The Rotary Club of Calgary, British Columbia, Canada, provided a grant to remodel our Center to a usable, medical facility. The Rotary Clubs of Tacoma, and San Juan Island, WA; and the Rotary Club of Eagle River, WI for the support in providing help in providing mammogram services.Clubs.
The people of San Felipe, the San Felipe Cancer Society, the Caminata Contra del Cancer de San Felipe and the Cancer Detection Clinic and Center thank all of you.
THE CENTER FOR EARLY CANCER DETECTION AND EDUCATION
Prior to the start of the Cancer Society and its Early Detection Clinic, early detection services in San Felipe were not generally available. The Center now receives ………… patients per month.
• Pap tests
• Complete physical
• Diabetes testing
• PSA blood testing
• Home visits
• Coordination with other health care agencies for the provision of treatment services
• Assisting patients with transportation for treatments
• Education in cancer awareness, detection and prevention
• Payment for advanced testing when necessary
Through a gift from the Rotary Cub of Eagle river Wisconsin, we are able to provide supplimental nutrition to patients undergoing chemo therapy.