DATRI crosses milestone of 300 stem cells donations, felicitates donors

In the last eight years DATRI, has worked towards spreading awareness on blood stem cells donations through numerous camps held across educational institutions, corporates and residential areas. As a result, there has been a considerable rise in awareness among people

DATRI crosses milestone of 300 stem cells donations, felicitates donorsCelebrating the benchmark of crossing over 300 donations, DATRI, India’s leading Blood Stem Cell Donors Registry, felicitated its proud donors from Maharashtra. It was a memorable moment for the NGO, which has been instrumental in facilitating 313 stem cell donations, till date. Since 2009, DATRI has been persistently working towards saving the lives of patients […]

‘Save him’, says a taxi driver whose son has blood cancer

Sushant Suryawanshi, a 33-year-old civil engineer who lives with his parents in Nagpur was diagnosed with blood cancer two years ago. With 74 bottles of blood and 8 chemotherapy cycles, there’s still a long way for him to beat cancer. He needs an urgent bone marrow transplantation that costs 30 lakhs. His appalled father Raj Sing is a taxi driver, for whom passenger’s safety is of utmost concern. Likewise, for his son too, he is running from pillar to post to raise funds. He appeals to help Sushant survive and lead a healthy life

‘Save him’, says a taxi driver whose son has blood cancerIt’s been a difficult patch for Raj Sing Suryawanshi as his son Sushant is battling with blood cancer and his mother is also battling thyroid, hypertension and heart problems. Raj Sing is constantly dodging the fear of losing both his partner and his son. But, he never shares it with anyone. Sushant was a bright […]

Two doctors who survived cancer prepare for a marathon

Dr Deepali Deshmukh was diagnosed with blood cancer in July last year. After completing intensive chemotherapy for six months and recovering from the disease, while Dr Mitali Upadhye who had survived ovarian cancer in 2013

Two doctors who survived cancer prepare for a marathonCancer not only affects patients physically but also imposes immense mental stress upon them. During and after the recovery process, it is important for cancer patients to have strong willpower and a motivational spirit to live. Two doctors who have been cancer patients themselves, have set an example by how defeating cancer without letting it […]

Father of nephrology, Dr Chugh no more

Determined, strong-willed and proficient are words synonymous to Dr Kirpal Chugh. Chugh, who was 85-years-old, was an inspiration for many and passed away on Sunday morning, due to blood cancer. While the entire medical fraternity is saddened because of his death, My Medical Mantra remembers him for his wonderful achievements

Father of nephrology, Dr Chugh no moreOn Sunday morning, Dr Kirpal Chugh passed away owing to blood cancer, with which he was diagnosed with about two years ago. He will be fondly remembered as the father of nephrology in India, who single-handedly separated this discipline from medicine and then developing it into a super-specialty. He was a renowned professor and the former […]

Brave girl: Struck with cancer, but pens down a book

Diagnosed with blood cancer 18 months back, twenty-year-old Srushti Kulkarni didn’t let cancer take a toll on her aspirations. Instead she fulfilled her dream to publish a book titled ‘Kaleidoscope’, which is a collection of 17 stories penned by her

Brave girl: Struck with cancer, but pens down a bookYou are suffering from blood cancer! Anyone would be terrified by the prospect of having blood cancer. But, there are few warriors who refuse to get demoralised by the same and instead defeat cancer itself. A 20-year-old Srushti Kulkarni is one such example. Srushti was diagnosed with blood cancer 18 months ago, but she didn’t […]

Cancer couldn’t beat the sporting spirit in these children

14 children from India took part in World Children’s Winners Games, Moscow, which is held for children who have overcome oncological diseases, and won 26 medals

Cancer couldn’t beat the sporting spirit in these childrenFourteen children, who survived cancer and represented India at World Children’s Winners Games held in Moscow, Russia, have brought home 26 medals! The event, which is held for children who have overcome oncological diseases, is being held for seven years. This is the fourth year Indian players have taken part in the games. Over 600 […]