A mass appeared on his neck three years ago and has been increasing in size. His family resorted to traditional medicines as they did not have funds for hospital care. The mass has increased in size and he is now quite unwell, out of school and quite unhappy.
Through her foundation Medicaid Cancer Foundation, Dr Zainab Bagudu is taking up the the responsibility for his care. The patient was invited by the foundation for initial assessment by experts in Federal Medical Centre, Birnin Kebbi to ascertain the next line of action. He was also visited at home by a welfare team from the foundation and presented with money, food and clothing.