Friends of 17-year-old pupil, identified with blood most cancers


HYDERABAD: In a heart-warming tale from Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, buddies of an a17-year-antique scholar Neeraj Kumar, who is recognized with most blood cancers, are running from pillar to post and doing the whole lot they can to gather money for his treatment. Having named themselves ”Friends of Neeraj Kumar,” the efforts and sincerity of these buddies even convinced the brand new Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, to prevent his convoy and direct the fitness officials to at once release money for Neeraj Kumar’s remedy.

Born to Appala Naidu, a small task in a nearby Gnanapuram vegetable marketplace, and the Padma, a housewife in Visakhapatnam, Neeraj is the youngest of two sons. A great scholar, Neeraj studied in Ravindra Bharathi school till his tenth popular, and his true nature earned him buddies not handiest amongst his friends but additionally from teaching and helping personnel. A month later lower back, Neeraj fell sick and did not improve. The next exams showed he had blood cancer. The bone marrow treatment suggested by Basavatarakam Memorial Cancer Hospital in Hyderabad gave more than Rs 20 lakhs.

And for a reason: that family is from an evil heritage and couldn’t find the money for the remedy, ”Friends of Neeraj Kumar” got here into being, and nearly all his buddies are exploring each street to accumulate cash for his treatment. ”When we discovered that Neeraj had to undergo a bone marrow transplant and required huge amounts, we determined to collect money in every possible manner.


We shaped “Friends of Neeraj Kumar,” and everybody, together with his classmates, schoolmates, teaching and a non-coaching group of workers are doing everything we can to get him a precise remedy. But we may want to acquire the highest Rs lakhs. Then we got here to recognize the Chief Minister changed into coming to Visakhapatnam, so we decided to carry to his interest. He no longer most effectively stopped but ensured the amount is paid for the treatment,” Solomon Raju, a friend of Neeraj, stated.

While going back to Visakhapatnam airport after concluding his programs inside the town, the Chief Minister noticed the placards, stopped the convoy, and heard Neeraj’s friends. After checking all the papers, Jagan Mohan Reddy directed Visakhapatnam collector K. Bhaskar to launch cash immediately for remedy.

”CM Sir, when he noticed the placards, requested us to prevent the auto. He then heard the friends of Neeraj and noticed medical institution reports and estimates and issued a direction to give a credit score notice to the worrying health facility to begin the remedy without delay,” disclosed K Bhaskar, Collector, Visakhapatnam. Meanwhile, Neeraj Kumar is inside the health facility, and the medical doctors are getting to perform a bone marrow transplant.

All the ”Friends of Neeraj Kumar” decided to assist him in any way they could. My wife was suffering from Acute Leukemia. She died on 23rd Jan 2008. Her disease was diagnosed very late, when she was in the 3rd stage. When I realized that, I did an intense search on the internet and gained knowledge about Leukemia. Had I known those facts earlier, her life could have been saved. I have collected some information and am uploading it on the blog to help someone. What is Leukemia? Simply put, it is “Too many white blood cells in the body.” Blood contains three types of cells

RBC – Red Blood Cells (Carry Oxygen)

WBC – White Blood Cells (Leukocytes) are part of the body’s immune system. These cells have several subcategories and roles in fighting invaders such as bacteria, viruses, and foreign proteins.

Platelets – Helps in blood clotting.