The doctors are starting chemotherapy today. It's dangerous for Charles in his condition, but they've got to get the lymphoma into remission soon. They're using only 30% of a normal dose of drugs.
Time to read the 23rd Psalm.
UPDATE: MD Anderson wouldn't take him without a $150,000 deposit up front. Charles' insurance is inpatient care only. He pays for his own outpatient services. And they would be expected to come in near the above figure.