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Indian-Origin Woman With Few Months To Live Walks Breast Cancer-Free After New Drug Trial

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In an experimental drug-trial success, Jasmin David a 51-year-old Indian-origin woman has emerged cancer-free. Jasmin was given just a few months to live, and this clinical study and trial have proven miraculous in her case.
Jasmin David an Indian original woman from Fallowfield in Manchester was suffering from breast cancer and the doctors had only given her some months to live. But after being a part of a clinical trial in a hospital in the UK, her report has come clean and showed no evidence of breast cancer. The National Health Service (NHS) trial has proven successful as the woman is now cancer-free, as per reports. Professor Fiona Thistlethwaite, clinical director, and oncologist reportedly stated that the team is pleased by the outcome and is continually testing new drugs and therapies to be able to help more people.

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Experimental Drug-Trial Success: A Major Step In Science

Jasmin David, the cancer survivor recalls her journey stating– “I was 15 months down the line after my initial cancer treatment and had almost forgotten about it, but then cancer returned. When I was offered the trial, I didn’t know if it would work for me, but I thought that at least I could do something to help others and use my body for the next generation. At first, I had many horrible side effects including headaches and spiking temperatures, so I was in hospital over Christmas and quite poorly. Then thankfully I started to respond well to the treatment.”

A mother of two, Jasmin previously worked as a clinical lead at an aged care facility. After spotting a lump in her breasts, she was diagnosed with an aggressive triple-negative form of breast cancer back in 2017. Even after undergoing rigorous treatments for years with chemo and radiation therapies, the cancer refused to budge. In 2020 after cancer had spread to the lungs, lymph nodes, and chest bone, David was given few months to live by her doctors. So when the offer of a clinical trial was made, David accepted left with no other choice, which ultimately proved successful.

“There is a change in my life after returning from India to see family in April and I have decided to take early retirement and to live my life in gratitude to God and to medical science. My family has been very supportive of this decision. I will be celebrating my 25th wedding anniversary in September. I have so much to look forward to. My Christian faith helped me a lot on this journey and the prayers and support from family and friends gave me strength to face the challenge.” Jasmin added. While Jasmin’s story is a rare case, it is also the first step into finding an ultimate cure for cancer. This news has come as a light at the end of the tunnel and a ray of hope for many women battling breast cancer.


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