The World Cancer Day is celebrated every year on February 4th. World over many cancer organizations and other health care providers conduct events relevant to the occasion. To generate awareness and positive contribution from one and all a theme is created every year for the “World Cancer Day”.
“Together it is Possible” was the theme for this year.
True to this spirit, Vydehi Institute of Oncology, Whitefield, Bangalore has taken some long term forward looking initiatives. Women related scheme called – “WOMEN & V”, which aims to address and provide enterprising solutions to the common breast and gynecological conditions in women was launched by the Honorable Governor of Karnataka, Sri. H. R. Bharadwaj on this day at 10:30 am at Raj Bhavan, Bangalore
Later the Governor flagged off a Cancer Awareness Walkathon, with around 1,000 medical personnel participants from Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre and Mallya Hospital, Bangalore. The walkathon originated at Raj Bhavan around 10:45 am and culminated at Cubbon Park, Bangalore.
Dr. Lalit Kumar, Professor of Medical Oncology, AIIMS, New Delhi delivered a key note lecture on Ovarian Cancer Scenario in India – on this World Cancer Day at the Oncology Centre premises at 12:00 noon.
The centre also carried out a successful Free Cancer Screening Week for Bangalore and its neighboring citizens to mark the arrival of world cancer day
Dr. M. S. Ganesh
Head of Oncology Service
Vydehi Institute of Oncology
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World Cancer Day – Events – Vydehi Institute of Oncology