• Friday, June 09, 2023


Cancer sufferer raises own money for treatment

Momenul Haque who crowdfunded his own cancer treatment

By: Eastern Eye Staff

A former student development director denied potentially life-saving cancer treatment on the NHS has launched a campaign to help him raise £200,000 for the drug. Momenul Haque was diagnosed with the most advanced form of colon cancer in December 2014 and underwent a year of gruelling chemotherapy through the NHS, starting on Christmas Eve that year. He was later told that his cancer had spread after undergoing surgery where a tumour the size of an iPhone was removed; his colon was taken out and he was fitted with a stoma – a pouch to collect his waste. Doctors then said…

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