Over 2,000 children treated for cancer last year at TMC

On the eve of International Children Cancer Day, Tata Memorial Centre addressed the issue of rising cancer cases among children in India. In a discussion meet, doctors said cancer is curable in kids if diagnosed early and with proper treatment

Over 2,000 children treated for cancer last year at TMCEvery year, 55,000 new cancer cases among children are registered in India and last year, over 2,000 children below age 18 were treated for cancer at Tata Memorial Centre (TMC). The data was given by TMC in a conference held on February 14 on the eve of International Childhood Cancer Day. The doctors discussed issues […]

As time runs out for his 3-year-old daughter, a desperate father seeks Sushma Swaraj’s help to save her

Yogesh Mule’s daughter Aaradhya was diagnosed with end-stage heart disease in April last year and needs a heart transplant urgently

As time runs out for his 3-year-old daughter, a desperate father seeks Sushma Swaraj’s help to save herFor Yogesh Mule, time is fast running out to save his three-year-old daughter Aaradhya, who was diagnosed with end-stage heart disease in April last year. In his relentless efforts to save his daughter, Mule has taken to twitter to seek Union External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj’s help. Mule is hoping that Swaraj will help him […]

Mumbai’s first paediatric heart transplant girl prepares for 12th exams exactly a year after her historic surgery

Sweden D'Souza's father is happy with her recovery. He is also trying hard to manage money for medicines, which cost Rs15,000 per month

Mumbai’s first paediatric heart transplant girl prepares for 12th exams exactly a year after her historic surgeryDiagnosed with an end-stage heart disease, doctors had told teenager Sweden D’Souza that her survival chances were only up to six months if she did not undergo a transplant surgery. While she was inching close to death, on January 2, 2016, Sweden’s desperate prayers were answered when she received a call from Mulund’s Fortis Hospital […]