Former PM Nawaz Sharif suffering from cancer?

Former PM Nawaz Sharif suffering from cancer?

LAHORE: Former PM Nawaz Sharif is suffering from cancer, media rumours have surfaced.

However the chief of medical board Dr Mahmood Ayaz has informed to the court that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is not suffering from cancer.

Appearing in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case, Dr Ayaz briefed the Lahore High Court (LHC) about the medical condition of the PML-N supremo.

Meanwhile, renowned hematologist and bone-marrow transplant expert Dr Tahir Sultan Shamsi has confirmed that the former premier does not have bone cancer, but rather acute idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP).

The disease, called ITP for short, is treatable in Pakistan. Expressing relief over the diagnosis, the doctor further said that the ailment can be defeated with the right medications.