CPAA we can beat it
About Us
Info Centre
Contact Us
Patient Care
Awareness &
Early Detection 
Insurance Policy 

Patient Casefile

Presently CPAA is supporting the patients listed below. These patients are undergoing treatment in various cities in India, but unfortunately do not have the financial resources to continue.

Your help can help save a precious life. Please help them by donating generously.

Help Patients

Anita Gaikwad Bhavesh Dhavde Dishant Shinde
Ikra Siddiqi Jagdish Upadhyay Jay Thakker
Shivani Kudapkar Shrotrik Dasgupta Tayyab Sattar
Uma Patra    

You can directly donate online using a credit card for the specific patient by clicking on the patient name or the Donate Online option next to the nameand follow the instructions on our 'Verisign certified online payment gateway'. Click here for more donations options and information

Anita Gaikwad: Donate Online

When 33 year old Anita Gaikwad, first discovered a swelling in her left cheek, it was left unattended since she was in the last trimester of her pregnancy. Post-delivery she was referred to Tata Memorial Hospital for further investigations by her local doctor. She was diagnosed with Squamous carcinoma and had by then even lost the ability to eat or speak properly due to the severe swelling. She is now under the care of Dr Sultan Pradhan at Prince Aly Khan Hospital. She has undergone the prescribed 3 chemotherapy sessions and awaits the recommended surgery. The entire cost of surgery is estimated to be Rs. 3,50,000.

Anita has 5 children, the youngest being 4 months old. Her husband has lost his job during the process of her treatment. Her widowed mother and he are trying very hard to garner funds for her surgery. Your helping hand can help them raise the requisite funds for her surgery and offer the chance of a healthy life to Anita, especially for the sake of her children.


Bhavesh Dhavde: Donate Online

6 year old Bhavesh was referred Mumbai's B J Wadia hospital by his local physician due to high fever along-with development of small lumps around his neck and armpits. Further investigation indicated he was suffering from Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma. He was chemotherapy and radio therapy and his prognosis is good.

Bhavesh lives with his parents and two elder siblings in Ratnagiri. His father works as a laborer and earns Rs 3,900 per month. His treatment will last for 3 years and cost the family Rs.3 lakhs. Your support can help Bhavesh avail of the treatment he needs and give him a fair chance at a complete recovery.


Dishant Shinde: Donate Online

When 5 year old Dishant, developed a lump in his neck a year ago, he underwent surgery, but no further treatment was administered. He developed a recurrent lump again with very high fever and was referred to Sion hospital for further investigations which confirmed that he was suffering from Hodgkin's Lymphoma. He has been advised chemotherapy and has just started treatment.

Dishant lives at Raighad with his parents and one elder sibling. His father works as a laborer and earns a meager sum of Rs 3000 per month. Dishant’s treatment could take 3 years and cost around Rs.1 lakh. His prognosis is good but the family needs help with funds to cover the cost of his treatment. You can help Dishant and his family with a generous donation towards his treatment and help him enjoy the childhood he deserves.


 Ikra Siddiqi: Donate Online

Ikra is a 5 year old girl who hails from Uttar Pradesh and lives with her parents and one elder sibling. When Ikra developed fever with severe weight loss, she was taken to her local doctor who referred her to Mumbai's KEM hospital for further investigation and treatment. She was brought to Mumbai, admitted and the tests done confirmed that Ikra was suffering from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. She has been advised chemotherapy and radio therapy. Her father, back home, works as a laborer and earns only Rs 3,900 per month.

Ikra’s treatment will span 2 years and cost the family Rs.4 lakh. YOUR generosity could help Ikra and her family to ensure she completes her treatment and has a fair chance to recover!


Jagdish Upadhyay: Donate Online

41 year old Jagdish Upadhyay was diagnosed with AML (Acute Myloid Leukamia) in 2009. He is undergoing treatment under Dr. Reetu Jain at Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai. After two Allogeneic Bone Morrow Transplants, he has now been recommended a third BMT in April, the estimated cost of which is Rs. 25 Lakhs.

Jagdish is the sole-earning member of the family with 3 dependents, his mother, wife and one year old son. Please donate generously to ensure that he is able to get the treatment that he requires.


Jay Thakker: Donate Online

17 year old Jay Thakker was first diagnosed with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in 2008. He has recently suffered a relapse and is now under the care of Dr Sameer Tulpule at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai. 

Donate generously to help Jay's family in their hour of need. 



Shivani Kudapkar: Donate Online

Shivani is a 7 year old girl who stays at Raigad with her parents and two elder siblings. Recently, she developed pain in her ear followed by severe swelling all over her body. Her local doctor referred her to Mumbai's Sion hospital for further investigations. She was admitted and the investigations confirmed that she was suffering from Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

She has been advised chemotherapy and radio therapy. Her treatment will span over 3 years and cost the family Rs.2 lakhs. Her father works as a Security Guard and earns only Rs. 7,000 per month. Shivani’s family will be unable to support her treatment solely on his salary and needs YOUR help!


Shrotrik Dasgupta: Donate Online

9 year old Shrotrik Dasgupta was detected with ALL (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia) in November 2008.

After undergoing first line treatment, he recently relapsed and has now been advised a Bone Marrow Transplant under the care of Dr. Revathi Raj at Apollo Speciality Hospital, Chennai who has successfully treated many such cases including Revathy in 2008 who was supported by CPAA. Chemotherapy for one month according to UK protocol ALLR3 and then stem cell transplant will cost 5 lakhs over a period of 6 months.

The family, consisting of his father, mother and ailing grandmother are already overburdened with treatment costs incurred so far. Please donate generously and help save the life of this promising young boy.


Tayyab Sattar: Donate Online

When Tayyab, a 7 year old school going boy developed fever with severe pain in the limbs, the local doctor referred him to Wadia hospital for further investigations and he was admitted. The diagnosis stated that he was suffering from Chronic Myeloid Leukemia. He has been advised Tablet Veenat which he will need to take life-long.

Tayyab stays at Govandi with his parents and two elder siblings. His father works in a private firm and earns only Rs 5900 per month. The cost of his treatment till adulthood is ~Rs.4 lakhs. YOUR financial contribution could help Tayyab and his family to ensure his treatment is supported!


Uma Patra: Donate Online

42 year old Uma Patra was diagnosed with Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma in April 2014. She is under the care and treatment of Dr Shilpa Bhartia at the Subodh Mitra Cancer Hospital Kolkata. Though she completed a course of Chemotherapy & Radiation, she has suffered a relapse and she has been advised Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital Kolkata. The estimated cost of treatment is approximately Rs. 10 Lakhs.

She has two school-going children and her husband is the only earning member of the family. They are unable to meet this growing medical expense.

Please come forward and donate generously to help a family save a precious life.


 Donation Details:

  • You can directly donate online using a credit card for the specific patient by clicking on the Patient name or the Donate Online option next to the name and follow the instructions on our 'Verisign certified online payment gateway'.

  • You can also donate by cheque or demand draft in favour of 'CANCER PATIENTS AID ASSOCIATION', mention the patient's name on the back of the cheque and mail it to: 

    Gulshan Hodiwalla (Executive Director)
    Cancer Patients Aid Association
    Dr. Vithaldas Parmar Research & Medical Centre
    Unit No. 6, Sumer Kendra, Behind Mahindra Tower, Shivram Seth Amrutwar Road, Worli, Mumbai, India - 400 018
    Tel: +91 22 24940011 / +91 22 24940091  / +91 22 24940094


  • Email for direct bank transfer details.

Donations to CPAA are tax exempt under section 80G (50% exemption). You will be sent a certificate of exemption along with receipt and letter of acknowledgement.