Patient Success Stories
We at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre are doing our best to provide state-of-the-art therapeutic and diagnostic facilities to the maximum number of indigent cancer patients. Our highly skilled medical team use their experience and expertise to help patients get back to where they once belonged.
As you read our Patient Success Stories, you’ll learn how we partner with our patients in providing the care and support they need. And you’ll learn about the caring hearts of SKMCH&RC team members who helped make it happen.
“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 »
“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 »
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 »
“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 »
“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 »
In 2008, my 8-year old granddaughter Mehtab Dar, a student of Beaconhouse School System Sialkot, was diagnosed with blood cancer. The news left our family devastated. The thought of losing the sprightly little innocent soul was heart wrenching. We believed that we really had no hope against cancer but still somehow managed to follow the… more details »
The Oxford Dictionary defines the word parent as a person’s father or mother. But for us, the definition of “parent” in this dictionary is incomplete because we changed our entire life for Hadeed, our one and only child. Hadeed was nearly four, living with us in Renala Khurd, a small town in the district of… more details »