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Olympian Naveed Alam admitted to Shaukat Khanum Hospital

Pakistan's World Cup winner Naveed Alam has been diagnosed with cancer


Olympian Naveed Alam has been admitted to Shaukat Khanum Hospital, Lahore after being diagnosed with cancer.

The former hockey Olympian and a member of the winning hockey team of the 1994 World Cup, underwent a check-up at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital where he was diagnosed with blood cancer.

As being reported the 47-year-old hockey star will undergo chemotherapy starting from Tuesday.

He was suffering from a high fever yesterday, but today the fever is less severe.

After being diagnosed with cancer, Naveed Alam is undergoing treatment at Shaukat Khanum Hospital, Lahore.

Naveed Alam also met friends at the hospital. On this occasion, a friend of his said that Naveed Alam must be in bad health but he is in good spirits.


According to Naveed Alam’s daughter, doctors have estimated the treatment cost at Rs 4 million.

The Sindh government has written a letter to Shaukat Khanum hospital Lahore,  stating that it will bear all expenses for the treatment of Olympian Naveed Alam.



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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.