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The alternative programme is reported to have included large amounts of vitamins, an organic diet, coffee enemas and the injection of animal cells.
After being warned that the tumour was inoperable and his heart wouldn’t be able to withstand surgery, the actor checked himself into a clinic under the name Samuel Sheppard.
At the time, Cesar Santos Vargas, a heart and kidney specialist with the Santa Rosa Clinic in Juarez claimed that the Hollywood star was “barely able to walk”, even with the help of a cane.
He told how he’d found a “very huge tumour in McQueen’s right lung”, which had spread to his left, and into his intestines through his neck.