Patient Success Stories

Read patients success stories and accompany our heroes in their journey of hope. Along the way, you will witness remarkable displays of perseverance by the patients as well as their doctors in the face of this difficult battle. Read these stories as a tribute to the fighting spirit of our patients.

Asad

“Every time my one and only son Asad has to choose a toy, he picks out a superhero figure. Thor is his current favourite. He is 10 years old and in his short life, he has himself displayed great strength, endurance, and resilience—all the characteristics of his favourite superhero. He also says that he has… more details »

Abu Hurera

“Abu Hurera is our only son among three daughters and is very special to us. He was four years old when he developed fever, which would not get better. This was of special concern to us because some years ago, my daughter had similar symptoms and ended up being diagnosed with cancer. I distinctly remember… more details »

Karzil

“I never imagined that children could get cancer. I thought it was such a horrible disease that only adults could get it—until my six-year old daughter, Karzil, was diagnosed with cancer. It was during the summer vacations, after she had passed the exams for Prep when I noticed a swelling on Karzil’s right leg. At… more details »

Khushba Naz

“We never knew what cancer was till we took our four-year-old daughter Khusba Naz to SKMCH&RC in Lahore and held our hands in prayers hoping for a miracle of light to happen and it did.” It all began a year ago, when, while changing a light bulb, Khusba's noticed a tiny white spot in her… more details »

Ali Asad

Life is really a unique puzzle in itself. Like the heartbeat, it is full of ups and downs. Sometime you fall into a pit of darkness that you may not see any ray of hope, but only those who love you, those who care for you, those who sacrifice every comfort for you are the… more details »

Musa Warsi

“Our Musa is a bright and resilient boy who loves playing with his collection of toy cars. His resilience was truly tested when he was diagnosed with Burkitt’s Lymphoma at the age of four. The thought that Musa may not get the chance to celebrate his fifth birthday was treacherous”. Musa was just four years… more details »

Aoun Haider

I wanted to be an aeronautical engineer but then my life changed forever on that eventful hot summer day! I still remember that blistering hot summer day. I was taking my Grade 8 exams. I was so focused on my exams that I gave no attention to my nose bleeding the night before. In the… more details »

Zahra Shafique

“Watching your child grow through the developmental stages – like learning to sit, crawl, take the first tottering step – is a joyful process for every parent. It is shocking to watch your child suddenly seem to ‘grow backwards’ but that was exactly what we experienced with our two year old daughter.” Zahra had been… more details »

Nimra

“At that tender age, I didn't know the meaning of cancer. The only thing I remember was going to Shaukat Khanum Hospital for regular treatment while taking extended leave from school.” I was the first-born child in our household so the news of blood cancer created havoc in my entire family. We lived in rented… more details »

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Many young innocent lives are being saved at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre. Last year, your Zakat made it possible to treat almost 75% of our patients for free. This year we need 8.5 billion rupees to help those who cannot afford to pay for their own treatment. While the revenue from […]


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Smoking increases the risk of at least 20 different types or sub-types of cancer. Nearly 40% of cancers in adult males seen at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre can be linked to the use of tobacco. Today, tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of cancer. Don’t let tobacco destroy your […]


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