World Cancer Day 2021
Location: Killa Pardi, Valsad, Gujrat.
Led by the theme “I Am and I Will”, an empowering call for personal commitment that represents the power of our actions taken now to reduce the growing impact of cancer.
Dr Purnima K Nadkarni who her self was diagnosed with 4th stage hepatic cancer (Liver CA) took lead to spread awareness about do’s & don’t during cancer, importance of healthy diet, ways one could early detect cancer with regular screening, her experiences after being detected of CA, importance of family support & exercise to stay physically & mentally healthy.
Dr Aksahy Nadkarni Oncologist | Laparoscopy Surgeon
Gave his services / consultation free around 35 patients were benefited. Spoke about the importance of early screening & quieting tobacco, liquor or any other addictions. About the Palliative Care added to 21st Century Cancer Care, Balitha, Vapi.
Dr Aditi Nadkarni & Dr Viabhav Nadkarni Obstetrician | Gynaecologist
Spoke about the importance of healthy life style, self examination for women patients. Cervix cancer is curable & vaccinations available. Would be conducting more camps to reach out to women in rural areas.
Patients spoke about their experiences with 21St Century Cancer Care, Balitha, Vapi.
Tea & Snacks were provided to all Patients. Free cancer Cap was organized.
Overall event created awareness, motivated patients to encourage family, friends & neighbors to screen them self and be free from addictions causing cancer.
NMF also announced its initiative of treating 5 free BPL patients free every month.