This is a memoir of my life and how I overcame Multiple Myeloma, a kind of blood cancer. The book provides the aspects of denial, hope, grief, joy, and confusion that come with life during and after cancer. It gives an insight into the struggle with the disease and how to finally come to terms with it. It describes the trauma my wife and children went through during those difficult times.
It’s a book that offers useful information and understanding to the reader; be it their own diagnosis or someone in the family.
There is a chapter dedicated to curious minds who wish to know about the disease, its history, and a comprehensive approach to its treatment, its drug discovery, and alternate medicines to chemotherapy.
The book may help others overcome their emotions and anger to fight the disease, together with overcoming the adverse effects of the treatment, and plan for a healthy future.
Yousuff Sait is an engineer who worked in the corporate world for a little over 30 years & reached the position of Executive Director of a Dubai-based company. His memoir, How I Overcome Cancer draws on his own experiences of the dreadful disease and the enlightening baggage surrounding it. The author speaks on issues of the stigma of the disease and how to lead a life after being cured.
He loves kids and is a high-spirited person. He is writing a series of children’s books filled with riddles, math’s tricks, and short stories with morals.
He has written many papers to help young engineers taking up jobs in the Gulf to understand the fundamentals of electrical transmission and distribution. He is planning on compiling these in a book form.
Based on his experience in Project Management, he is scripting another series of books on the subject together with Soft Skills which are critical to the industry today.
These should be out before the end of the year.
He has personally trained 18 engineers from local colleges in Dubai who were posted as interns at his factory during his career.