Cancer patient left alone after wife succumbs to Covid
Ambalappuzha: In a tragic incident, a cancer patient lost his wife to Covid, at a time when he needed her the most. Radhakrishnan, who is a cancer patient, is now suffering from the side effects of the cancer medication that has caused serious rashes over his body. His wife Ambika succumbed to the pandemic recently leaving him alone.
Radhakrishnan Nair (65) lives in a rented house in Ambalappuzha. Radhakrishnan used to work as a boiler operator in Hyderabad before he returned to Kerala in 2005 to go abroad. It was then he was diagnoed with rectal cancer. He has been undergoing treatment at Thiruvananthapuram RCC for over 7 years.
The family had to sell their house to meet the expenses of the treatment. They were living off the kind help from others. Ambika was the one who used to take care of Radhakrishnan. Her demise has left him in a helpless state. Radhakrishnan, who tested Covid positive, is now staying at the rented house alone.