Category Archives: Story of the Month

Atena is a very bright young girl with an A+ grade point average. She hopes to one day become a pediatric physician. However for much of her young life she has been battling cancer. When Atena was one year old, her parents noticed that she wasn’t focusing on her toys. They worried that... Read more
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Mahsa is an active little girl who loves music and singing. However for much of her short life she has been battling with leukemia. The little indicators that something was wrong with Mahsa started slowly at age 4. She wasn’t gaining weight. Spots appeared on her legs. Overnight, a brown freckle appeared on her... Read more
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This is the story of an 8 years old young girl named Asma who is from Kermanshah. Asma loved being her mother's little helper, whether it was assisting in the kitchen or trying to tell her little brother what to do. But in April 2010, Asma became pale and listless. The young girl who... Read more
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Twelve years old Fatemeh was born in the city of Saveh. In August of 2011 she started having severe headaches and after visiting the local clinics she was diagnosed with a brain tumor. She was immediately referred to MAHAK hospital and has been under treatment there since. Fatemeh is a very pleasant and kind... Read more
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Amir is an active, kind, and sociable young boy. He has lived all of his life in a small village outside of Karaj and loves nature and hiking. Just before his 8th birthday he started getting headaches almost every afternoon. His parents thought he may be straining his eyes and purchased eye... Read more
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This is the story of Pari an energetic little girl full of life. It is hard to imagine that she has been battling cancer for the past three years. In January 2010, Pari woke up with severe abdominal pain, screaming and holding her side. Her Mom thought she had appendicitis and rushed... Read more
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Aryan is a very happy toddler, who smiles all day and loves attention. It is difficult to imagine this lively child was diagnosed with cancer just over a year ago. It goes back to November 2011, in a village close to Semnan when Aryan was only 6 months old. His parents noticed... Read more
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