"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.