Brit-Indian Doc Beat Terminal Cancer Using Disused Drug

by Rukmani Krishna on  July 26, 2012 at 9:39 PM Cancer News
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After bring diagnosed with terminal cancer, an Indian-origin doctor who held his own 'wake' said that he beat the disease after taking a disused drug.
 Brit-Indian Doc Beat Terminal Cancer Using Disused Drug
Brit-Indian Doc Beat Terminal Cancer Using Disused Drug

According to The Daily Mail, doctors said that Rami Seth, 70, could just live for weeks when he was diagnosed with four 10p-sized tumours in his liver in 2005.

The father-of-two, who worked as a GP and surgeon for 40 years, threw his own wake for 200 family and friends so he could 'say goodbye'.

But after speaking to a colleague about cancer treatments he took a disused anti-cancer drug, called beta interferon, which shrank the tumours making it easier for surgeons to remove it.

Seth, an expert in urology at City Hospital in Nottingham, said: "The tumours were too big and they were inaccessible for surgery. There was only one outcome and when I was told they were inoperable I knew it was game over".

"I had a few weeks to live and that was it. I wanted to say goodbye to my friends and family so I held my own wake,' he added.

Incredibly, 10 months after taking the drug three times a week, Seth went underwent a surgery where surgeons successfully removed the tumours.

Source: ANI

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