|"All my hair had fallen off. My weight went down from 73 to 51 kilos."||"My job is to live, not die."|
Prior to the partition of Bengal in 1905, Bangladesh and West Bengal were part of the same province of Bengal. Even now, there is a lot in common between these two regions divided presently by an international border but united by a common language and a shared culture. Many patients travel to India from Bangladesh to access health care. Over the period 2011 to 2018, a total of 7722 cancer patients from Bangladesh have been treated in Tata Medical Centre, Kolkata.