1 May 2017
Amrit Cancer Foundation along with World Cancer Care Charitable Trust organized a Free Cancer Detection & Awareness camp today at IMA Complex, sec 35-B, Chandigarh. Governor of Punjab and Administrator Chandigarh Shri VPS Badnore inaugurated the cancer camp.
Sh. H. S. Sabharwal informed that 03 Special Mobile Screening Buses fully equipped with latest machines for detecting test like Mammography, Papsmear, PSA, oral cancer detect test will be deployed on the spot. These vehicles are specially fabricated by a U.K. Trust. Cancer Awareness Video will also be screened and leaflets on the same will be distributed. He said further that a 20 doctor’s dedicated team will participate, a cancer detection awareness talk will be held. In the camp More than thousands people participated.
Governor of Punjab and Administrator Chandigarh Shri VPS Badnore, in his speech appreciate the efforts of Amrit Cancer Foundation and World Cancer Care Charitable Trust for doing excellent job in the field of health. He gave full assurance for each and every help to the foundation.
S. Sabharwal added that now we have taken as mission to aware the masses about the cancer its precaution, how to self examine & what to do when it occurs. Cancer is curable when it is detected at first stage. And for the detection of cancer at early stage we are going to provide cancer tests at door step of the patients.
Now we have a tie-up with “World cancer society” of U.K to cover Chandigarh & surrounding areas. We have a target to reach every house in the vicinity within two years. World cancer society has provided three fully equipped Buses for awareness & detection of cancer patients in the society. It is our second camp after the tie up with World cancer society. We are planning to organize 50 such camps within three years. In these camps mammography, Pap smear, Bone density, PSA tests, Blood tests for cancer shall be performed totally free of cost for public. We will also guide & help the patients detected in these camps by giving them counseling as well as medicines.
Our distinguished guests are dedicated Medical team of World cancer Care Trust is Dr Ajay Aggarwal, Dr Paramjit Singh, Dr Ashok Aggawral & Dr Gurdeep Kaur.