The first patient that the Karan Singh Cancer Foundation is taking on is Master Nishant Shaw from Kolkata. Nishant is 9 years old and is suffering from Hodkgins Lymphoma. He is undergoing treatment at CMC, Vellore.
Nishant is a student of St. Lawrence school in Kolkata, he appeared for his final exams of class five right after a week of chemo and had a brilliant result.
The Karan Singh Cancer Foundation will assist in his treatment costs in Vellore and Kolkata.
Update on June 22nd, 2009 :
Nishant is doing better. He is back in Kolkata now and will continue to go to Vellore for checkups and treatment. We wish him all the best and will continue to support his family in his treatment.
Updated on June 1st, 2010 :
Nishant continues to do well. The foundation assisted in his recent trip to Vellore for a full check-up. The disease remains in control. Also on a brighter note, Nishant topped his class this year and is determined to continue topping his class year after year.