SKMCH Kindergarten Graduation Ceremony: January 2016

One in 12 patients diagnosed with cancer at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital (SKMCH) is a child. For several months now, many of our child patients have been taking a kindergarten course while receiving treatment in hospital. January 2016 marked the

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Spirit in the Soul: SKMCH and Challenging Myths

Following the inauguration of Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital (SKMCH) Peshawar, we’ve been in the news a lot lately. At the close of 2015, our donors, supporters and volunteers across Pakistan and the world over, proved that 20 years down the line, little has

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What is Head & Neck Cancer?

Did you know that head and neck cancer is among the top three most common cancers, right there along with breast and lung cancer? “It is the disease of the lower social economic group,” says Dr Arif Jamshed, Consultant Clinical

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In Memory of Faiza Khan

On November 2013, Faiza Khan was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer called Leiomyosarcoma. A beautiful mother of three beautiful children, Faiza had an inner strength and faith, that inspired everyone around her until the end. Determined

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Peshawar Hospital Progress

With less than a month left before Shaukat Khanum Memirial Cancer Hospital (SKMCH) Peshawar opens it’s doors, we’re nearing the completion of Project Peshawar Phase I. Imran Khan Cancer Appeal (IKCA) and SKMCH have joined forces with a global appeal for SKMCH Peshawar. With

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The Latest from Shaukat Khanum Peshawar

As of 29 December, SKMCH Peshawar will be admitting patients. Although the hospital isn’t fully equipped yet, we’ll be offering chemotherapy treatment from day one. In the past, patients in Peshawar had to travel to Lahore to receive chemotherapy. With

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Ali Malik: With love from Athens to Peshawar

Mohammad Ali Malik has been an Imran Khan Canncer Appeal (IKCA) volunteer for nearly two decades. He began fundraising for Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital (SKMCH) when he was a child growing up in Pakistan. Now at age 31 and

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SKMCH receives 2015 Patient-Centric Imaging Award

After two decades of providing free cancer care in Pakistan, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital (SKMCH) received the 2015 Patient-Centric Imaging Award. The award was given for our child friendly initiative in the Department of Nuclear Medicine. SKMCH staff and

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