- The program to be launched on World Women’s Day, March 8th
- Will assess cancer and non-communicable diseases risk among women
- World Renowned Oncologist Dr Nori Dattatreyudu to be the Chief Guest
- Women Cancer Conquerors to lead the campaign in their respective villages
Nizamabad [India], March, 2022: Bridge Gap Indur Cancer Hospitals in association with Grace Cancer Foundation, will conduct the largest ever mass Women Cancer screening program in Nizamabad District. The Campaign will be formally launched by Cancer Conquerors, who got treated at Bridge Gap Indur Cancer Hospitals, on the World Women’s Day, 8th March, 2022 at 11.00 am at Indur Cancer Hospital. The historic event will be graced by World Renowned Oncologist and Chief Guest Dr Nori Dattatreyudu, Professor and Director of the Cancer Center-Presbyterlan Hospital / Queens -Weill Cornell Medical College, New York; Advisor to the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh and Advisory Board Member of Grace Cancer Foundation and Guest of Honour Shri Mantena Venkata Ramaraju, CMD, Vasudha Group of Companies & Founder Chairman, Vasudha Foundation.
The bane of rural India is cervical cancer. India has the highest incidence of cervical cancer in the world, with 9.2% new cases seen every year and several of these women succumbing to it. Cervical cancer is completely preventable with HPV vaccine and much more needs to be done to create awareness and prevent unnecessary deaths, says Dr Chinnababu Sunkavaili, Founder & CEO, Grace Cancer Foundation.
As part of the program free Cancer screening will be conducted across all the villages of Nizamabad District spanning over the next six months. The initiative will assess the general health of women in the districtalong withcancer and non-communicable diseases risk. The Cancer Conquerors will lead the screening campaign from the front in their respective villages and ensure the entire populace getting screened during this period.
About Grace Cancer Foundation
We are the only charity organization that works across every aspect of cancer; we help people from prevention to early diagnosis through to treatment and beyond. Grace Cancer Foundation is founded with the vision to alleviate cancer burden through Education, Early detection, Treatment, Rehabilitation and cutting-edge Research for the needy. We aim to provide CURE, CARE and COMPASSION and commitment to the needy people by holistic approach. We believe that every person on earth, irrespective of their Social and Economic status, has equal right to treatment. We intend to create an organization that helps people around the globe in their quest to conquer Cancer.