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Presently CPAA is supporting the patients listed below. These patients are undergoing treatment in various cities in India, but unfortunately do not have the financial resources to continue.

Your help can help save a precious life. Please help them by donating generously.

Help Patients

Anita Gaikwad Ashish Dandare Bhavesh Dhavde
Dishant Shinde Gaurav Jain Ikra Siddiqi
Tayyab Sattar    

You can directly donate online using a credit card for the specific patient by clicking on the patient name or the Donate Online option next to the name and follow the instructions on our 'Verisign certified online payment gateway'. Click here for more donations options and information

Anita Gaikwad: Donate Online

When 33 year old Anita Gaikwad, first discovered a swelling in her left cheek, it was left unattended since she was in the last trimester of her pregnancy. Post-delivery she was referred to Tata Memorial Hospital for further investigations by her local doctor. She was diagnosed with Squamous carcinoma and had by then even lost the ability to eat or speak properly due to the severe swelling. She is now under the care of Dr Sultan Pradhan at Prince Aly Khan Hospital. She has undergone the prescribed 3 chemotherapy sessions and awaits the recommended surgery. The entire cost of surgery is estimated to be Rs. 3,50,000.

Anita has 5 children, the youngest being 4 months old. Her husband has lost his job during the process of her treatment. Her widowed mother and he are trying very hard to garner funds for her surgery. Your helping hand can help them raise the requisite funds for her surgery and offer the chance of a healthy life to Anita, especially for the sake of her children.


 Ashish Dandare: Donate Online

29 year old Ashish, developed a tumour in his right cheek a year ago. The tumour had affected the entire right side of his face including the right eye. Further investigations revealed an Osteosarcoma of the right maxilla with orbital extension. He has been advised Total Maxillectomy and Orbital Exenteration with a flap by Dr Prathamesh Pai at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. The entire cost of surgery is estimated to be Rs. 2,50,000.

Ashish's father, a farmer from Amravati, is currently the sole earner in the family with meager income of Rs. 35,000 per year. Ashish has lost his job due to his progressively debilitating condition. Your generous donation towards his treatment, will help him garner the required funds for his surgery.


Bhavesh Dhavde: Donate Online

6 year old Bhavesh was referred Mumbai's B J Wadia hospital by his local physician due to high fever along-with development of small lumps around his neck and armpits. Further investigation indicated he was suffering from Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma. He was chemotherapy and radio therapy and his prognosis is good.

Bhavesh lives with his parents and two elder siblings in Ratnagiri. His father works as a laborer and earns Rs 3,900 per month. His treatment will last for 3 years and cost the family Rs.3 lakhs. Your support can help Bhavesh avail of the treatment he needs and give him a fair chance at a complete recovery.


Dishant Shinde: Donate Online

When 5 year old Dishant, developed a lump in his neck a year ago, he underwent surgery, but no further treatment was administered. He developed a recurrent lump again with very high fever and was referred to Sion hospital for further investigations which confirmed that he was suffering from Hodgkin's Lymphoma. He has been advised chemotherapy and has just started treatment.

Dishant lives at Raighad with his parents and one elder sibling. His father works as a laborer and earns a meager sum of Rs 3,000 per month. Dishant’s treatment could take 3 years and cost around Rs.1 lakh. His prognosis is good but the family needs help with funds to cover the cost of his treatment. You can help Dishant and his family with a generous donation towards his treatment and help him enjoy the childhood he deserves.


Gaurav Jain: Donate Online

Gaurav Jain was diagnosed with a form of Blood Cancer in Jan 2018. While on treatment he underwent multiple organ failure for which he required medication and surgery. He was placed on a ventilator for 10 days as he was not responding, but his condition has now improved. He is back home waiting to start Chemotherapy, followed by Bone Marrow Transplant.

The family has already spent Rs. 15 lac on medical expenses. They require another Rs. 7- 8 lac. Donate generously as any financial support would be of great help.


 Ikra Siddiqi: Donate Online

Ikra is a 5 year old girl who hails from Uttar Pradesh and lives with her parents and one elder sibling. When Ikra developed fever with severe weight loss, she was taken to her local doctor who referred her to Mumbai's KEM hospital for further investigation and treatment. She was brought to Mumbai, admitted and the tests done confirmed that Ikra was suffering from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. She has been advised chemotherapy and radio therapy. Her father, back home, works as a laborer and earns only Rs 3,900 per month.

Ikra’s treatment will span 2 years and cost the family Rs.4 lakh. YOUR generosity could help Ikra and her family to ensure she completes her treatment and has a fair chance to recover!


Tayyab Sattar: Donate Online

When Tayyab, a 7 year old school going boy developed fever with severe pain in the limbs, the local doctor referred him to Wadia hospital for further investigations and he was admitted. The diagnosis stated that he was suffering from Chronic Myeloid Leukemia. He has been advised Tablet Veenat which he will need to take life-long.

Tayyab stays at Govandi with his parents and two elder siblings. His father works in a private firm and earns only Rs 5900 per month. The cost of his treatment till adulthood is ~Rs.4 lakhs. YOUR financial contribution could help Tayyab and his family to ensure his treatment is supported!


 Donation Details:

  • You can directly donate online using a credit card for the specific patient by clicking on the Patient name or the Donate Online option next to the name and follow the instructions on our 'Verisign certified online payment gateway'.

  • You can also donate by cheque or demand draft in favour of 'CANCER PATIENTS AID ASSOCIATION', mention the patient's name on the back of the cheque and mail it to: 

    Gulshan Hodiwalla (Executive Director)
    Cancer Patients Aid Association
    Dr. Vithaldas Parmar Research & Medical Centre
    Unit No. 6, Sumer Kendra, Behind Mahindra Tower, Shivram Seth Amrutwar Road, Worli, Mumbai, India - 400 018
    Tel: +91 22 24940011 / +91 22 24940091  / +91 22 24940094


  • Email for direct bank transfer details.

Donations to CPAA are tax exempt under section 80G (50% exemption). You will be sent a certificate of exemption along with receipt and letter of acknowledgement.