“It has been said that life has treated me harshly, and sometimes I have complained in my heart because many pleasures of human experience have been withheld from me…if much has been denied me, much, very much, has been given me…” ― Helen Keller,
So you think that you can’t, how about we observe into this motivating story. It proves that difficulties and inabilities can’t stop anybody on the off-chance that he or she has abilities and by heart wants to proves that.
Today I will write about Dr. Suresh Advani. Dr. Suresh Advani is a leading oncologist of India with 25 years of experience.
Early life and background
Born on August 1, 1947, in Karachi, his family relocated to India 15 days later to DEOLALI,
His father was a business person, his family shifted to Mumbai in 1955 before he entered college.
He contracted polio at the age of eight and uses a wheelchair since then. Having faced many difficulties to pursue his dreams due to his disability, Advani did not give up.
First and best-known oncologist
He was initially denied a seat for MBBS because of his physical condition.
State authorities yielded after he persists with his appeal to study medicine, he went on to do his MBBS at grant medical college, Mumbai.
He completed his MD from the prestigious medical college.
In the early 1970s, he went abroad to work and he fell in love with Oncology, a branch of medicine that, he says was not taken seriously then.
Trained at Royal Hospital UK, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research center, Seattle,
Advani didn’t have any great ambition until he was hospitalized with polio. In the 1950’s there were hardly any drugs to treat the disease. But the interactions he had with doctors at a Mumbai hospital where he spent “a few months” blew his mind. “I wanted to be a doctor like them,” says Advani, who went on to train himself at Royal Marsden Hospital in London after his brief stint at Mumbai’s Tata Memorial Hospital after completing his MD
He Transplanted bone marrow into a nine-year-old girl who was down with myeloid leukemia from her brother.
He was part of the clinical trials to help children’s with lymphoblastic leukemia. Conducted on 1200 patients, the trials helped raised in treatment from 20% to 70%.
- Recipient of Rashtriyra Krantiveer Award, Ujjain (2014)
- Recipient of the Padma Bhushan award by Government of India (2012)
- Recipient of Dr. BC Roy National Award by Medical Council of India (2005)
- Awarded Lifetime Achievement in Oncology by Harvard Medical International (2005)
- Recipient of thePadma Shri by Government of India (2002)
- Recipient of the prestigious “Dhanvantari Award” for outstanding contributions to medicine (2002) Wiki
He is the chief medical and pediatric oncologist and heamato-oncologist at Jaslok Hospital. This role model has wings on his feet.
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- jaslokhospital.net Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre
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