Monthly Archives October 2022

Hope for Cancer Patients

Hope for cancer patients lies on two extreme ends of the spectrum of life — hope for a cure or hope for death with dignity. During my uncle’s journey of fighting prostate cancer, I realised the importance of palliative services. Cancer patients are already faced with challenges on multiple levels: physical, emotional and financial. To be able to ease their suffering at any level is indeed a tremendous service to humanity. My uncle fought bravely throughout his treatment, which included chemotherapy and radiotherapy, at the Shaukat Khanum Hospital in Lahore. However, the cancer had spread rather aggressively and his condition
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