The Syrian news agency revealed, in August 2018, that Asma began the initial stage of treatment of malignant tumor of the breast discovered early.
Asma, 43, then appeared in Tire along with her husband, Bashar al-Assad, during what appeared to be a treatment session.
Asma al-Assad, mother of three boys, boys and girls. Her father, the eminent cardiologist in Britain Fawaz al-Akhras and her retired Syrian diplomatic mother Sahar Otri.
Assad often appears in videos and photos while she is sponsoring social activities, including meetings with the families of the dead and wounded or honoring students and visiting associations.