Category Archives: Story of the Month

This is a story of a young boy named Arsalan an active child who liked to play Soccer with his siblings and neighborhood kids. But one day, he said he was too tired and weak to join the others. Within days, he developed a fever and soon his abdomen and lymph nodes swelled. Blood work... Read more
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Erfan was a typical young energetic 13 years old boy who lived in Karaj with his Single mom and three sisters. Efran was initially diagnosed with an ordinary flu, however instead of fading away in time, it became increasingly severe, eventually diagnosed by specialists as ‘Hodgkin’s’ disease.Soon the tragic news was accepted... Read more
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This is a story of a young girl named Massoumeh born in Karaj, Iran. Shortly after her fifth birthday, Massoumeh began having headaches and nausea. At first her parents thought she had migraines. Within a few months, her headaches grew more frequent and her mom was forced to take her to the... Read more
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Hassan was an energetic child who was always on the go. But just before Norooz of 2013, his parents noticed their little boy was sleeping more and didn't want to eat or play. When his skin took on a yellowish cast, his parents took him to the local Infirmary Health care unit at Tonekabon, Mazandaran. ... Read more
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This is a story of a young girl named Leila born in a family of 8 in Zahedan, Iran. She has a common story, in her small town it took a long time to be diagnosed with cancer. She remembers the early day’s vividly as she traveled from hospital to hospital, from... Read more
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Like most children her age, Jasmine loves to swim, play board games and has her own garden at home. But something sets Jasmine apart from her friends: Jasmine has fought cancer not once, but twice, in her young life. Jasmine was just 5 years old when she first walked through the doors of MAHAK Hospital. Treatment... Read more
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At a young age of 13, Kamran ShokriSalari was diagnosed with Osteosarcomaandbecame a patient of MAHAK hospital and supported by the organization. Unfortunately, in the course of treatment Kamran lost his left leg, however his spirit and will to excel stayed stronger than ever. In September of 2012 Kamran won a silver medal at London... Read more
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