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Tanisha Doesn't Know That The Needles In Her Body Are To Save Her Life

“She smiles through the pain, not knowing how grave her illness is. She’s too young to be this sick, if only we could somehow reverse fate.”

Tanisha Ghosh, after turning 2, got a high fever one day and became extremely dull and unresponsive. Sensing this sudden shift in their daughter’s behavior and worried for her health, Taraknath and his wife, Toushima, took their daughter to the hospital. There, upon running the tests, her platelets count showed a major drop. Tanisha needed immediate hospitalization. After admission, her bone marrow was tested, and she was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia; a severe form of blood cancer. Since then, baby Tanisha has been under constant observation and intense treatment for cancer.  
Tanisha was a very cheerful and active kid. Leukaemia could do little to dampen her spirits, but her weak state doesn’t let her be the same energetic kid she used to be. Chemotherapy has gradually made her very irritable. Even getting her to cooperate with the medical staff to run the tests is a task, since this little girl is jittery from all the treatment she receives. Her agitation has worsened to a point where she no longer keeps her IV cannula in place and all the drugs have to be administered via the Hickman line, which is an IV line that connects to the central venous system of the patient.

“She hates sitting through those sessions. So many times she’s tried to rip the cannula off, that we’ve had to get her a Hickman line for her treatment.”

Tanisha has been hospitalized for about 6 months now, with chemotherapy sessions scheduled on alternate days. These sessions make her irritable and she’s always in a lot of pain. Her parents feel helpless looking at their daughter’s condition. For over 6 months now, Tanisha hasn’t left the hospital, hasn’t played like she used to do. It’s a cruel thing to happen to a happy child.

Although she doesn’t understand why she is being kept in the hospital, she hates the environment of the hospital and longs to just run around and play, just like any other child her age. Amidst all this chaos that she doesn’t understand, Tanisha smiles sometimes when her pain isn’t overpowering her. These are the moments when Taraknath and Toushima, are truly happy, but being adults they understand that if Tanisha doesn’t get the treatment she needs, her smiles will only be in their memory. They’re ready to go to any lengths to get her cured of cancer, but their financial condition is proving to be the biggest roadblock.
"I make Rs 4000 a month, how can I afford a treatment worth lakhs of rupees? I have borrowed so much money that I feel uncomfortable walking out of the house."

Taraknath works as a contract laborer with a small firm that manufactures gates and grills. He makes about Rs 4,000 a month and his wife is a homemaker who takes care of their ailing daughter and other household chores. Between the both of them, they're fighting tooth and nail to save their daughter from cancer.  
So far Taraknath has spent over Rs 12 lakhs. He has borrowed money from his employer, his friends, relatives, his customers. He has even sold all of Toushima's jewelry to arrange fund for this treatment. Let his poverty not decide the fate of his little girl.

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27th October 2018
Dear Supporters,

Thank you for your love and support.

Here's a quick update on Tanisha. Tanisha is currently at home and is doing ok. As advised by doctor, she comes for regular check ups and some blood tests. We shall keep you posted.

Thank you once again.

Regards,
Bhaswati
Dear Supporters,

Thank you for your love and support.

Here's a quick update on Tanisha. Tanisha is currently at home and is doing ok. As advised by doctor, she comes for regular check ups and some blood tests. We shall keep you posted.

Thank you once again.

Regards,
Bhaswati
28th September 2018
Dear Supporters,

Thank you for the love and support you have shown towards Tanisha.

She is currently at home and doing fine. She is undergoing oral chemotherapy as suggested by the doctors.

There are side effects like weakness, coughing, mild fever etc for which doctors have prescribed medicines.

She has to visit the hospital for regular follow-ups so that her improvement can be tracked.

Keep praying for her health and speedy recovery.
Regards,
Father
Dear Supporters,

Thank you for the love and support you have shown towards Tanisha.

She is currently at home and doing fine. She is undergoing oral chemotherapy as suggested by the doctors.

There are side effects like weakness, coughing, mild fever etc for which doctors have prescribed medicines.

She has to visit the hospital for regular follow-ups so that her improvement can be tracked.

Keep praying for her health and speedy recovery.
Regards,
Father
2nd August 2018
Dear Supporters,

Thank you for the love and support you have shown towards Tanisha.

Currently, she is undergoing the treatment has so far she has been responding well. There are no major side effects due to chemotherapy sessions.

Doctors are closely monitoring her health and are of the opinion that the treatment will go for next two years.

Please pray for her health and speedy recovery. Thank you once again.
Regards,
Father
Dear Supporters,

Thank you for the love and support you have shown towards Tanisha.

Currently, she is undergoing the treatment has so far she has been responding well. There are no major side effects due to chemotherapy sessions.

Doctors are closely monitoring her health and are of the opinion that the treatment will go for next two years.

Please pray for her health and speedy recovery. Thank you once again.
Regards,
Father
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Stay strong.you are healed and cured by baba now

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Get well soon

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