Patients' Stories
Each and every one of our patients have a special story to share. They have shown such courage and great fortitude against the greatest of all odds. We salute all our patients and wish all those who have passed away eternal peace. Here are a handful of stories to illustrate how palliative care can help patients with serious life limiting conditions such as cancer.
Patients' Stories

Abandoned by Her Husband Because of Cancer

Abandoned by Her Husband Because of Cancer

Patient: Mrs Sharmila Pawar
PalcareIndia-logo Mrs Sharmila Pawar, got married in 2011 and gave birth to a baby boy a year later. Six months post-delivery, she discovered a small tumour in her left breast, which her husband...
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Living his days in fine spirit

Living his days in fine spirit

Patient: Mr Abdul Hasan
PalcareIndia-logo Mr Abdul Hasan, a patient in his late 70’s, who suffers from a type of cancer that affects the liver, was referred to us by Tata Memorial Hospital in March 2016. Despite his years...
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Partnering Manav Foundation

Partnering Manav Foundation

Patient: Ms Sheela Navare
PalcareIndia-logo When we enrolled Sheela, I realised that she was suffering not just from cancer but from mental illness as well. And like many patients with chronic mental illness, her biggest problem was that she was lonely....
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Making a Difference

Making a Difference

Patient: Ms Savita Zende
PalcareIndia-logo Savita Zende was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer in November 2015. She was 44 years old and belonged to a financially underprivileged family. The only support she had was from her two siblings—a brother and...
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