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


, start a particular marketing campaign to assist him

HYDERABAD: In a heart-warming tale from Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, buddies of a 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 tenth popular, and his true nature earned him buddies not handiest amongst his friends but additionally from teaching and helping personnel. A month lower back Neeraj fell sick and became not improving. The next exams showed he has blood most cancers. The bone marrow treatment suggested by way of Basavatarakam Memorial Cancer Hospital in Hyderabad gave an estimated extra 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 were given to know that Neeraj has to undergo bone marrow transplant and requires huge amounts, we determined to collect money via 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 handiest 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 effective stopped but ensured the amount is paid for the treatment,” Solomon Raju, a friend of Neeraj, stated.

While going lower 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 Visakhpatnam collector K.Bhaskar to launch cash straight away 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 bone marrow transplant.

All the ”Friends of Neeraj Kumar” are decided to assist him in anything approaches they can. 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 I am uploading it on the blogton helpsomeonee. What is leukemia? In simple words, 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 (Also called leukocytes, are part of the body’s immune system. These cells have several subcategories, and they have roles in fighting the invaders such as bacteria, viruses, and foreign proteins.

Platelets – Helps in blood clotting.