Many cancers can be cured if detected early but unfortunately lack of awareness in the general population about cancer specific symptoms and delays in seeking medical help leads to advanced diseases, the treatment of which also becomes costlier. In absence of any supportive organisations the treatment of such patients become financially difficult. But we hope the efforts of Shifa Foundation will go a long way in providing quality services to such patients.
It is by statement that the lead specialist DR. Asif Mehmood at the Radiation Oncology Department pledges to take care of all his patients and the ones who seeks assistance for an expensive yet significant treatment as follows,
‘I need whoever can provide us with their help and kind contributions to come forward and give another chance of life to the ones who dearly need it.’
Costing varies from patient to patient. Hence, costing plan cannot be devised as such