Over 190 cancer survivors came together on Rose Day to spread the message that cancer is conquerable. Apollo Speciality Cancer Hospital, Teynampet,Chennnai which brought the patients and the doctors together held this program to share their support and join the fight against cancer along with the patients.
Survivors who shared anecdotes, addressed the gathering on their fight against cancer, elaborated on how positive attitude, will power and strong support system played a crucial role in their recovery.
Apollo Speciality Cancer Hospital, Teynampet,Chennnai recently launched special screening programs for Breast, Cervical, Prostate, Colorectal and Head & Neck Cancer for early detection. Doctors present also emphasized on the need for proactive and preventive screening, citing that cancer detected early is curable. Dr Prathap C Reddy, Chairman of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited who was also present at the program elaborated on how technology played a vital role in changing the misconception that cancer is always associated with death. Having brought technologies like CyberKnife and Novalis, Apollo is all set to bring in Proton Therapy as well, he added.