Cancer patients are much less protected against Covid-19 than other people after one dose of the Pfizer vaccine, the first real-world study in this area suggests.
At two years and 10 months, Taksh Jain is one of the youngest children to have enrolled into the "Friends of Cancer Patients'' hair donation campaign.
Ernakulam District Collector S Suhas’s promise to shift Covid patients at the Government Medical College Hospital, Kalamassery, to Aluva has become a bane for cancer patients.
The second phase includes the elderly and people with comorbidities, as they are vulnerable.
Hair is the most prized possession of every girl, but for 20-year-old Shruti Maiti, virtue is more valuable than the beauty of her long locks.
The students, as part of the campaign, have already donated wigs to two cancer patients from Thiruvananthapuram and Kottarakkara, who are undergoing chemotherapy.
In fact, estimates suggest that less than 30% of a person’s lifetime risk of getting cancer results from uncontrollable factors.
Patients and their families from Hyderabad or anywhere in India can now avail of expert counsellors who will offer relief from cancer-related anxiety, depression and stress.