Young parents Ringku Mia’s and Shifa Akter’s world had turned upside down when their four-year-old daughter Farha was diagnosed with stage-4 cancer that originated from a tumour in her kidney.
However, as luck would have it, after 18 days of failed admission attempts, he was forced to return home, where he died in agony the following month without palliative care, a type of medicare for lessening the pain of dying patients like him
A small drug trial conducted in the US found every patient treated in the experiment had their rectal cancer successfully go into remission.
When Mohammad Ershad arrived at a hospital in Dhaka four years ago with a persistent cough, he had no idea that it was symptomatic of something that could be so fatal.
According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death globally and a staggering 9.6 million people died of cancer just in 2018.
When it comes to breast and cervical cancer detection, a small mobile clinic has been able to make great strides.
Motaleb Hossain turned up at the National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital (NICRH) in the capital in October last year after he was diagnosed with lung cancer.
Two siblings decided to give their father the surprise of his lifetime when they bought back the beloved Ford Mustang he sold over 17 years ago to pay for his wife’s mounting cancer bills.