Breast cancer is the top cancer in women worldwide and is increasing particularly in developing countries where the majority of cases are diagnosed in late stages. Almost 50% of breast cancer cases and 58% of deaths occur in less developed countries. Shifa Foundation is collaborating with international organizations to tackle the situation with a launching project in Pakistan.
“Shifa Foundation gave me a true strength and courage to get over it”. Ms. Shehla Haroon, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Shehla Haroon, 49, resident of Rawalpindi, a city in the Punjab province adjacent to the capital city of Pakistan, is visiting Shifa Foundation Falahee clinic in Islamabad for her free breast cancer treatment. Ms. Shehla has one daughter and a son who have always accompanied her during her medical sessions for the last 3 months.
“It was a critical point when doctors told us about my suffering because we hardly manage hand to mouth but then a ray of light appeared which gave us a true strength and courage. I don’t have words to thank Shifa Foundation for such a huge assistance”, Ms. Shehla Commented.
“My only dream is to live for my family; Shifa Foundation has provided me with a fighting chance and for that I am thankful”. Mrs. Yasmeen, Pakistan
Mrs. Yasmeen, 40 years of age, resident of Tehsil Tarnol experienced the worst trauma of her life when doctors diagnosed her with Breast cancer 4 months ago. As income of her husband is not enough to get her cure so Shifa Foundation supported Yasmeen’s treatment. Mrs. Yasmeen has been treated in the Falahee clinic for the last 2 months where her surgery was carried out and she is currently on chemotherapy still fighting bravely against this evil disease.