Kulsoom Nawaz undergoes surgery for throat cancer in London

  • Nawaz Sharif saw his wife off before she was taken to the operation theatre
  • The former first lady was diagnosed last week with lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph nodes

LONDON – The treatment of Kalsoom Nawaz, wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, for throat cancer will start in United Kingdom from today (Thursday), sources in PML-N say citing her doctors.

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Last week, Begum Kasloom underwent medical check-ups in London where doctors diagnosed her with lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph nodes.

Kulsoom Nawaz diagnosed with throat cancer in London

The ex-PM saw his wife off Thursday before she was taken to the operation theatre at a hospital in central London.

Kulsoom Nawaz’s treatment includes chemotherapy, sources said, adding that the doctors were of the opinion the ailment was curable.

However, the doctors say, a lot depends on how well Kulsoom Nawaz reacts to the chemotherapy.

Kulsoom Nawaz left for London ahead of the scrutiny of her nomination papers for the upcoming NA-120 by-elections.

The seat fell vacant after Nawaz Sharif was disqualified by the Supreme Court in the Panama case on July 28 over charges of corruption and dishonesty.