Farida Yaqoob's Story
Farida Yaqoob, a 63-year-old resident, finds herself facing a battle against cancer. For the past two months, Farida has been grappling with a non-healing ulcer on the right side of her oral cavity. As the weeks passed, the ulcer grew in size, causing her concern and discomfort. Determined to find answers, she sought medical assistance and underwent an incisional biopsy on November 14th, 2023. The results revealed the shocking truth: a well-differentiated squamous carcinoma, a form of oral cavity cancer.
Upon receiving the diagnosis, Farida’s world turned upside down. The weight of the situation was further intensified by the knowledge that her limited finances prevented her from affording the necessary surgical expenses. In this time of desperation, Farida reached out to Transparent Hands, and we understand the situation. We swiftly launched a campaign to rally support for her cause. The campaign aimed to raise funds to cover the costs of her surgery, potentially saving her life.
Farida said in despair:
“I never imagined that I would find myself in such a challenging and frightening situation. The past few months have been a whirlwind of emotions, uncertainty, and the fear of an unknown future. As a mother of three, I have always strived to provide for my family, but this battle is one that I cannot face alone. My hope lies in the kindness of strangers and the belief that, together, we can overcome the challenges that life throws our way. With your support, I can face this battle head-on and reclaim my health.”
As Farida Yaqoob bravely faces the daunting prospect of oral carcinoma, the campaign stands as a beacon of hope. In the spirit of unity and compassion, let us join hands and contribute to this noble cause, ensuring that Farida receives the medical treatment she urgently needs. Together, we can make a life-altering difference and bring renewed hope to Farida and her family.
Updates & Timeline
Farida Yaqoob's Journey to Healing with Transparent Hands Donors' Support
22 Jan 2024
In the heart of Lahore, 63-year-old Farida Yaqoob faced a challenging battle with a non-healing ulcer on the right side of her oral cavity. After enduring two months of uncertainty, a biopsy revealed squamous cell carcinoma. In her time of need, the compassionate support of Transparent Hands donors became a beacon of hope.
Admitted to the Institute of Dentistry, CMH Lahore Medical College, on December 5th, 2023, Farida embarked on a path toward recovery. Under the skilled hands of Prof. Dr. Asad Aizaz Chatha, a Tumor Resection with Neck Dissection was performed on the same day, marking a pivotal moment in her fight against cancer.
The surgical procedure aimed not only to address the physical challenges but also to bring hope and healing to Farida’s life. By December 7th, 2023, she was joyfully discharged from the hospital in a satisfactory condition, reflecting the success of her treatment and the resilience she demonstrated throughout her journey.
In the face of this transformative experience, Farida extends her heartfelt thanks to the selfless donors of Transparent Hands. Their contributions not only facilitated the necessary medical procedure but also alleviated the financial burden that often accompanies specialized healthcare.
Farida acknowledges the pivotal role played by Transparent Hands donors in turning what could have been a daunting time into a positive and triumphant journey. Their generosity has not only impacted her life but has also ensured a brighter and healthier future.
With a heart full of appreciation, Farida recognizes the kindness of Transparent Hands donors, thanking them for their instrumental role in her journey to healing. Their support has created a lasting impact, allowing Farida to face adversity with strength, resilience, and gratitude, marking a triumph over the challenges she faced.
Disclaimer: Transparent Hands makes sure that all the patients get surgery in time. If a patient requires urgent surgery and his/her condition is serious, Transparent Hands conducts the surgery immediately. In the meantime, his/her campaign stays active on the website until we raise the complete funding. The hospitals on our panel have complete trust in us and wait for the payments until the patient's funding is completed.