Ever since I became a father, I’ve not known a life without hospitals. My 3 year old Son, Master Ashutosh is diagnosed with Juvenile Myelomonocyctic Leukemia (JMML). When ashutosh was born he was a healthy child but in few months he started getting regular fever. He was regularly taken to family doctor for medications but as he grew old he started complaining of body pain. This brought a lot of distress and pain for us and we did not understand what need to be done. In few months, with fever and body pain he started getting pores on his body. So, we took him to dermatologist and gave him medicines but things got worse and he started getting pain in his legs and could hardly walk and he was falling due to imbalance. So we were asked to take him to a specialist and do bone marrows test. The reports mentioned it was blood cancer and this completely shattered all our hopes. I am a small farmer who hardly earns enough to feed my family. The treatment cost was a huge amount of Rs.25 lakhs which was beyond my reach. In this desperate time we did not understand what we could do to save my Son’s life when our hospital suggested me to visit CARF office. We approached CARF and explained our situation and now CARF has joined hands with me to save my son’s life. I request everyone to come and support us so that we can save my son’s life
Madhurima (13) has been fighting blood cancer since January last year. Just when she completed her treatment and began recovering, her cancer relapsed. But this time, the hospital said there was only one solution that is to do Bone Marrow transplant for her. Fortunately, I took her to big
We were jumping with joy as my husband and I were blessed with a baby boy. I used to carefully lift him up and cradle him gently in my arms and softly kiss his cheek as he was so delicate. Now I am unable to even hold him as the doctors have told me that it could cost him his life.
"Sumit, my son, he whines in pain sometimes; I feel the urge to take the pain away from him but only if I had that power. Apart from pacifying him, it breaks me apart to realize that there is nothing much I can do. He is only five years old and T- cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia is already killi
"My Son Sanket is a 6 year old boy who is suffering from Blood Cancer. Sanket was an active kid at pre school and always enjoyed going around the farm with his parents and grand parents. We are farmers and Sanket is our first child. We led a simple life in the small village in Sangli.
"Rudra was an active school going child who always had a smile on his face. He was totally fine like all children of his age until November 2018 when he started having severe throat pain and after consulting with our regular doctor it was diagnosed as tonsils. We consulted ENT specialist as
“Swaraj, my son, he whines in pain sometimes; I feel the urge to take the pain away from him but only if I had that power. Apart from pacifying him, it breaks me apart to realise that there is nothing much I can do. He is only 6 years old and he is suffering from Acute Myeloblastic
“Karthik would always spend his time at home playing and feeding the buffaloes. He used to be so happy and full of life,” recalls Ashok as he looks at his son who looks weak and tired because of the dreadful cancer that has taken over his childhood. When Karthik asks his father for ho
“Shlok baba masti karu nako” As parents of Shlok we are dying to utter these words in our life. My Son was very excited to join his school and enjoy his time with his friends at school. His excitement came to a standstill when during his school days he was missing his balance re
"Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia, when these words were told to me by our doctor we had no clue what it is. Understanding that it was type of blood cancer brought shivers in our body. My 6 year old son is suffering from blood cancer; this is a huge responsibility for a parent. The physic
“Why is my head bald? Am I going to die?”, asks a scared Soumya when she sees her own reflection in the mirror. Her mother Rekha holds her tears back and consoles her little one saying, “It’s because of the fever you have. It will go away if you eat more vegetables and fru
My five-year-old son whines in pain. “Aai, Baba, let’s go home. I don’t want to stay here,” he cries every day. His agony is unbearable; sometimes he just lies down on the ground whimpering. He barely laughs or smiles nowadays. I feel