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Personal Voices

Post Card From A Home Far Away

Arun M Sivakrishna's father did not smoke or drink, nor did he chew tobacco. He still got oral cancer. Arun shares a...

The Prison of Silence

By Vedika Aum, an ongoing survivor of depression. The image is of a sketch by Vedika depicting bursting forth...

To tell or not to tell - the caregiver's dilemma

Breaking bad news to patients can be daunting and difficult, especially for caregivers.  Maya Ramachandran...

My Love Story With the Creeping Crab

By Geetha Paniker, a survivor of triple negative cancer with double mastectomy. A  believer of being positive...

Staring

A poem on incarceration by Jhilmil Breckenridge If you stare out of a barred window across  A bleak garden...

I never wanted my mother to go into a dementia care home

Carol D’Souza, a consulting psychologist, recounts her mother’s advancing dementia and how she and her family made...

You are the one, my special educator

- By Seema Lal, a school counsellor and life skills teacher and a child rights activist at TogetherWeCan You...
Spinal Tumour patient Deepa Malik first ever paraplegic Indian biker, swimmer, car rallyist, entrepreneur on a wheelchair

From Spinal Tumour Patient to Wonder Woman

Three spinal tumour surgeries could not stop Deepa Malik from being the first ever paraplegic Indian biker,...

I fought breast cancer and won

Says Shachi Marathe, 30, eight years after their unnerving encounter. Her experience.  Age 22, File Number...
Parkinsons patient Merwan Zend in front in a light blue shirt and hat walking in front supported by another young man in a darker blue shirt

"Parkinsons Will Not Have Me"

Meet Mr. Merwan Zend, first patient member of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder's Society of India to run the...

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