Imitinef Mercilet – Free Blood Cancer Medicine ~ is a Hoax

Many of you might have a received mails similar to the one below.

Subject: Free Medicine for Blood Cancer!!!! Please don’t delete this without forwarding

Dear all,

I have forwarded it to the maximum I can.

Let it reach the 110 crores Indians and the remaining if any.

Put yourself, if you or your brother or sister or your mom and dad or any x, y, z near you, got affected, then how u would have reacted, think it, Forward it.

‘Imitinef Mercilet’ is a medicine which cures blood cancer. Its available free of cost at “Adyar Cancer Institute in Chennai”. Create Awareness. It might help someone.

Forward to as many as u can, kindness cost nothing.

This seems to be a hoax, as it is in most such mails. Quoting this report from

According to this message, India’s Adyar Cancer Institute is distributing, free of charge, a medicine named ‘Imitinef Mercilet’ that cures blood cancer. The message is circulating rapidly via email and is also making its way around the Internet via blogs, forums and social networking websites.

The Adyar Cancer Institute is a real health facility located in the city of Chennai, India and, as its name implies, it indeed specializes in cancer treatment and research. The Adyar Cancer Institute has achieved great results in the treatment and research of cancer since its establishment in 1954.

I contacted a spokesperson at the Adyar Cancer Institute to ask about the veracity of the message. He sent me the following reply:

Only the Part of this message is true. The medicine Imitinef is available free for only qualified persons and not for all. It is free for those who have admitted in the hospital for treatment.

‘Imitinef Mercilet’ is apparently an alternative spelling of the drug Imatinib mesylate which is used in the treatment of some forms of leukemia along with other types of cancer. Imatinib, often referred to a “Gleevec”, has proved to be an effective treatment for some forms of cancers. However, “blood cancer” is a generalized term for cancers that affect the blood, lymphatic system or bone marrow. The three types of blood cancer are listed as leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. These three malignancies require quite different kinds of treatments. While drugs (including Imatinib), along with other treatments such as radiation can help to slow or even stop the progress of these cancers, there is currently no single drug treatment that can be said to actually cure all such cancers.

Moreover, it should be noted that Imatinib is available for cancer patients in many different health facilities around the world, not just the Adyar Cancer Institute.

Thus, although there are some elements of truth to this message, its is also potentially misleading and contains inaccurate information.

99 Responses to “Imitinef Mercilet – Free Blood Cancer Medicine ~ is a Hoax”
  1. jawwad says:

    hello i am jawwad from pakistan and my sister is facing blood cancer so we have heard about u so please help us and we need that medicine.we r waiting for ur responce

    • kans says:


      This is in india…pls contact them and ask if they can ship it

      following address gives the medicine free..
      cancer institute Adyar
      East canal bank Road
      Gandhi Nagar,
      Chennai – 600020

      phone :- 044- 24910754
      044- 24911526
      044- 22350241

    • Sanket Shridhar Rasal says:

      Please consult your doctor. Don’t believe everything on internet.

  2. Nazmul Abedeen says:

    My Child 10yrs old relapse leukemia Patient Bangladeshi. Is this medicine will cure for leukemia? Can anyone suggest pls??

  3. Abid says:

    My sister is a blood cancer patient. I need this medicine for my sister.Please help us please.Her condition is not good. If recently contact with us then it is very well for us.

    • kans says:


      following address gives the medicine free..
      cancer institute Adyar
      East canal bank Road
      Gandhi Nagar,
      Chennai – 600020

      phone :- 044- 24910754
      044- 24911526
      044- 22350241

  4. javed says:

    Dear friend..
    Please google the address and contact the hospital.. they will give u a solution . .

  5. javed says:

    Dear friend..
    Please google the address and contact the hospital.. they will give u a solution

  6. RANJU DEVI says:


  7. ankur says:

    ankur sirohi my father suffiring from blood cancer CML please give me solution mobile no. 09568043375

  8. Subhajit Talukder says:

    my brother is blood cancer patient. his condition is not good. please contact me. this medicine is cure the blood cancer. 07384586569.please contact soon.

  9. DHEERAJ says:

    My Father aged 68, we live in Mangalore karnataka. He has been detected with NHL around 1month days back, He had a surgery of intestain , Our doctor adviced for Chimotheraphy (R-chop) medicine .Please help us by giving information about new drug. Is it cures NON HODKIN’S LYMPHOMA?

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  10. bileesh says:

    My Wife is AML M4 patient..please help can we get this medicine…she is only 24 old age….we are new couple…My nbr 9645505148

  11. Ravikumar says:

    Cancer is not a disease, it’s a system gone haywire due to unknown reasons, there is no such thing as permanent cure
    It can be brought under control only, sometimes when it spreads, (metastases) it becomes aggressive and depending on where it has spread to survival rate is negligible.
    The patient doesn’t die of cancer but due to it’s other effects and side effects of the treatment.

    Moreover medicine comes free of cost

  12. Pawan kuar says:

    My son he is 5 year old and have an blood cancer type of all please suggest how to cure and where i have to go..i m from patna bihar

  13. Deepali Warule says:

    My sister have the Blood cancer. We took treatment at Mumbai for about 6 months but now doctor says bone marrow transplant is required still the cancer will back. Is this medicine Imitinef Mercilet cure her blood cancer??

    • Very sorry, but as this post mentions, this is a hoax. So answer is no. 🙁

      Your doctor is the best person to suggest a medicine. When in doubt consult another doctor. Don’t believe everything you see on the internet.

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