International Womens' Day
Mumbai: The personnel of Indian Overseas Bank, Colaba celebrated International Women's Day with women patients at CPAA's head office. They made their day very special by distributing gift bags to them.
An open forum lecture on breast and cervical cancer was held in association with Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal on 7 March. Dr. C J Joshi and Dr. Mandakini Purandare were the guest speakers at this forum which was attended by over 200 people.
New Delhi: An breast cancer awareness program was organised at Suryaa Hotel on 8 March to celebrate International Women's Day. Dr. Kanchan Kaur, Breast Disease Specialist from Medanta Hospital addressed over 65 women from all walks of life, present there. The enthralling standup act by comedian Neeti Palta tickled everybody's funny bone while activist, Neelam Katara's spoke to the women about standing up and fighting for their rights. The programme was ably compeered by Ridhima Batra. All the women delegates were offered free nail art and beauty treatments along-with food and wine served by Surya Hotel.
Pune: The Women's Day celebration was hosted by Hotel Sun-n-Sand on 8 March for 80 patients and their care-givers. Dr. Chetan Deshmukh addressed the group about the psychological and emotional problems faced cancer patients. Kits for the glass painting rangoli activity and prizes for the three winners were sponsored by Pidilite. High tea was served to all the guests by Hotel Sun-n-Sand.
A music programme by Rahul Pawar in association with Shraddha Charitable Foundation was arranged on 13 April at Sion Hospital. Patients from Tata Memorial Hospital, B J Wadia Hospital, KEM Hospital and Sion Hospital along-with the doctors and donors thoroughly enjoyed this musical evening. The children took to the floors and danced to their hearts content. They were treated to a delicious lunch and gifts thereafter.
22 April, CPAA patron, actor Vivek Oberoi invited 35 childhood cancer
patients to the Famous Studios to view the shooting of his show 'India's Best Dramebazz'. They thoroughly enjoyed this children's reality show and
were treated to lunch and gifts.
Detection camps were held at Rani, Rajasthan on 23 and 24 March in
association with Bramakumaris (Rani Centre) and sponsored by Lions Club
of North Bombay and Lions Club of Rani for 400 people. Another camp was
held at Dharwad, Hubli on 3 and 4 April in association with FPA India
and sponsored by Mahindra Finance Limited for 431 healthy individuals.
Awareness lectures were conducted by CPAA's Neeta More and CPAA Panel doctor Dr C J Joshi at Rajasthan Royal Club on 28 April for 500 men.
New Delhi branch:
CPAA along-with the Surgery Department (AIIMS) and Rotary Club of Delhi Safdurjung celebrated the first anniversary of thier Breast Cancer Support group on 8 March. 150 survivors and their family members who have benefited from this programme attended this celebration. The program started with a panel discussion on the latest medical breakthrough in breast cancer treatment. The expert panel comprised of Prof. M C Misra, Head of Surgery Department ; Prof. P K Julka, Head of Radio Therapy and Prof Anurag Srivastav and Asst Prof. Anita Dhar from the Municipal Corporation of North Delhi. This was followed by Q & A session to dispel the myths and misconceptions in the minds of the participants.
Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA) is delighted to present their Nineth Annual Art Exhibition 'Colours of Life'', at THE VIEWING ROOM, Elysium Mansion, 4th Floor, Walton Road, above Bata Showroom, Colaba Causeway, Mumbai from 10th to 22nd June 2013, between 11.00 am to 7.00 pm (Sunday Closed)
Over 105 leading and renowned Indian artists are coming together to showcase their work for the noble cause of raising funds for deserving cancer patients. The artists include K H Ara, F N Souza, Akbar Padamsee, Badri Narayan, Lalu Prasad Shaw, Shuvaprassana, Senaka Senanayake, Shipra Bhattacharyya, Prafulla Dahanukar, Subrata Gangopadhyay, Sanjay Bhattacharjya, Samir Mondal, Bharti Prajapati, Bina Aziz, Brinda Chudasama Miller, Sanatan Dinda, Atin Basak, Buwa Shete, Seema Kohli, Surya Prakash, T Vaikuntham, Yusuf Arakkal, Nayanaa Kanodia, Lalitha Lajmi, H R Das, Ramesh Gorjala, Charan Sharma, Yashwant Shirwadkar amongst others.
We look forward to seeing you at the gallery during the show. The collection will also be available on our website from the 10th of June.
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