Đào Văn Tú examines a patient at the National Cancer Hospital. — VNS Photos Mai Hiên By Mai Hiên HÀ NỘI — Đào Văn Tú’s career in the medical sector is no coincidence. It stems from his childhood. “When I was a small child, I often got sick and it was very hard for my parents. There were times my mother spent the whole night holding me as I had difficulty breathing”, said Tú, 35, who is now head of the Cancer Research and Clinical Trials Centre at National Cancer Hospital in Hà Nội. Thanks to his parents and the doctors, he survived. As he grew up, a passion for helping other people did too. Tú also liked gardening, animals and studying biology and nature. That was the motivation for him to become a doctor. He decided to enroll at the Hà Nội Medical University after high school, but in his third year, his grandmother was diagnosed with cancer. “After studying the disease, I started looking for information about cancer treatment including traditional and western medicine as well as the problems patients have to cope with,” he said. Cancer has become a burden in Việt Nam, requiring special attention from the whole of society. According to statistics from the World Health Organisation,… Read full this story
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