Tahira Kashyap recalls her last chemo session on Doctors Day: ‘No matter how many apples I have, not keeping doctors away’


Author and brief movie director Tahira Kashyap took to Instagram to recollect her last chemotherapy session in January last 12 months and expressed her gratitude to the medical occupation on Doctors Day. She additionally shared an image.

She wrote: “I never knew #doctorsday even existed earlier, but my recent health ordeal has made me value all of them so much! This picture is from the day of my 12th and last chemotherapy session! Can never forget the date. 5 January 2019. The cotton swab on the shoulder blade is of the port. And the nurse in green is holding a box of chocolates that I had shared with them all, expressing my sincere gratitude! big thank you to my doctors especially Dr Mandar Nadkarni. Had this covid situation not been there I would have paid a visit to the doctors and nurses with another box of chocolates who really take care of all of us! No matter how many apples I have, I am never keeping the doctors away!” In the image, Tahira shared, she will be seen standing contained in the hospital with nurses and hospital workers round her. One of them has a field of sweets in her hand, which Tahira had introduced to them.


The publish received fairly a couple of feedback, each from trade people and her followers. Author and former actor Twinkle Khanna dropped a purple coronary heart emoji and wrote “Big Hug”, whereas actor Tisca Chopra mentioned “Girl” including a purple coronary heart emoji. One of her Instagram followers mentioned: “They’re the reason we exist.”

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On World Cancer Day, last 12 months, Tahira had shared an image of the scar left after her mastectomy and wrote an empowering word. “Today is my day! Wish you all a happy #worldcancerday and hope each one of us celebrates this day in an embracing way. That we remove any stigma or taboo associated with it. That we spread awareness about it and that we have self love no matter what,” she had written.

“I truly embrace all my scars as they are my badges of honour. There is nothing known as perfect. Happiness lies in truly accepting yourself. This was a tough one for me. But this picture was my decision as I want to celebrate not the disease but the spirit with which I endured.”

Tahira was recognized with most cancers in 2018 and underwent therapy in India.

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