What we believe:
An Islamic Perspective on Health:
Our Beloved Prophet, peace be upon him, instructed us to visit the sick and minister to them. If we follow his way, then we see that the practice of shunning the ill, or attaching stigma to their disease, is not the practice of the Prophet, upon whom be peace. Well before the advent of modern medicine, Muslim doctors made great strides in treating sickness. Islam has a well established medical ethic. The Prophet, peace be upon him, encouraged us to seek a cure for our ailments. He even said, ”There is no disease that Allah has created, except that He also has created its treatment.” [Al-Bukhari, Volume 7, Book 71, Number 582] We should view cancer as something that can be cured, and cancer patients as people who are being tested by Allah. We can learn from the fortitude of people afflicted with this disease
Allahumma adhibil ba’sa; Rabb an-naas Ishfi antash-shaafii; la shifa’aa illa shifa-uka shifa-an la yughadiru saqaman. (Bukhari)
O God remove hardship, O Lord of mankind give healing, You are the One who cures; there is no cure except Your cure; a cure that will not leave any sickness.