PESHAWAR – The young kid, who inaugurated Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre in Peshawar back in 2015, has defeated cancer.
According to PakistanTribe.com’s correspondent from Peshawar, the 7-year-old Fakhir Afridi, a cancer patient, has finally won the battle against the lethal disease after two and a half years. He was suffering from blood cancer and is now healthy and even going to school.
He fought cancer for two and a half years.
Fakhir hails from Kohat district of KPK. His father, Qasim Afridi, works at a pharmaceutical company in Karachi.
The child was diagnosed with blood cancer at the tender age of 4 and half years and was shifted to Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital for treatment.
It is no easy task undergoing treatment for cancer. People often lose hope after a few years and completely give up on any chance of recovery.
Brave Fakhir was diagnosed with cancer at the tender age of four. At the age of getting an admission to the school, he was hospitalised for a complex treatment of deadly disease.
But, the boy fought hard for 2.5 years to finally overcome his illness.
His parents were overjoyed at his recovery. They were thankful to Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital and to Imran Khan for providing free treatment.
Qasim Afridi said that he would devote his life to cancer patients and would become a permanent member of a fundraising campaign for the hospital.
Coincidently, the news came in circumstances when Imran Khan announced to build another Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital, and Research Center was inaugurated in Karachi. The groundbreaking ceremony was held on December 29th, 2016.
It will be located in DHA City and will cost Rs. 4.5 billion from groundbreaking to the finishing touches.