Asil Kumar

Month and Year of Birth: Feb 2014

Asil Kumar was a 2 year old baby and was diagnosed with advanced bilateral retinoblastoma. When reported to the hospital, the child was advised immediate medical care, advised chemo and enucleation at the earliest.The family resides at Chikmagalur, and are coffee estate laborers. The parents were ill-informed and very non-responsive initially. The baby was examined under anesthesia and initiated  chemotherapy. It was ascertained that the baby would require to undergo 12 cycles of chemo, on 31 Aug 16 as tumour was too active and was on verge of rupturing. His condition deteriorated irrespective of care and treatment provided and we lost him in May 2017.