The IBN Lokmat Channel invited CPAA's Neeta More(Executive Director) on 30 November to participate in their live talk show on the topic 'Oral Cancer and Ill-effects Of Tobacco Habits'.
Cancer patients and their relatives were treated to a Grand Christmas Gala on 19 December at the Radio Club, Colaba. An entertainment programme was organized for these patients. Santa distributed gifts to the patients at the fun-filled party.
Breast Cancer Awareness program was held on 5 December at
Sashastra Seema Bal, Ghitorni, New Delhi and a Breast and
Cervical Cancer Awareness program for the Mahilla Battalion
and wives of jawans and officers. Dr Geeta Kadyaparth, breast
cancer specialist from Max Hospital shared her experiences and motivated
the young audience to take their health in their own hands by doing Self
Breast Examination on a regular basis. An Anti-Tobacco awareness
program was also conducted the same day for the jawans of this unit.
Dr Mudit Agarwal, specialist in Head and Neck cancer from Max
Hospital gave a presentation on Prostate Cancer and the ill effects of
tobacco. The talk was very informative and enlightening and even
encouraged some of the jawans present to pledge that they would quit
All India institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Pediatric Oncology Department organized a Parents Forum on 22 November. It addressed the issues faced by parents of childhood cancer patients, especially some that were recently diagnosed. Information on medication, hygiene, emergencies, financial aid, railway fair concession and the support of NGOs was given to them. CPAA's Rashmi Warty, Head of Patient Care spoke on services offered by CPAA whilst the volunteers kept the children occupied and entertained with craft activities and stories.
The staff of CPAA along with Mr. Bhupendra Muzumdar and his volunteers of Honeywell Automation Pvt. Ltd. visited the Command Hospital on 22 December to distribute towels, biscuits, soaps and talcum powder. His presence and words of encouragement uplifted the morale of the patients fighting this dreaded disease.
childhood cancer patients along with their caretakers were invited for a
special screening of the movie 'Happy New Year' at Cinepolis, to
celebrate Children's Day on 14 November. The movie kept them
entertained while the snacks served were thoroughly enjoyed by all.
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