Apollo Hospital Chennai's newest initiative for Cancer patients. Apollo Specialty Cancer Hospital, inaugurated a special ""Sunshine Store"" - a retailer shop catering to the needs of cancer patients. The store was inaugurated by renowned South Indian Actress, Gowthami. It has all the things that would make the journey to better health just that much easier.
Speaking on the event, Gowthami commented, "This is really a very beautiful and thoughtful initiative by Apollo which will lead the way for cancer patients for a better tomorrow. Cancer is a disease which not only affects our health but also our hearts and families. I am extremely happy and proud to be a part of this lovely activity and would urge everyone to spread awareness on this."
Wigs - The Sunshine Store has on display a variety of wigs in different styles, colours and lengths. The store also has the expert services of a professional to take measurements according to individual needs. A proper wig goes a long way in helping overcome their insecurity regarding the loss of hair.
Breast prosthesis - Breast prosthesis are available on display, and there are experts on call when required to attend to and counsel patients who get embarrassed to discuss the loss of an important body part. It is always a huge help and relief to know that the product is available in the hospital premises itself.
Pressure garments - Pressure garments and stockings help immensely in post operative conditions. They prevent swelling or can be utilized in case of grafting during mastectomy. The Sunshine Store is a great place to pick the best quality product.
Gowns - There are patients who prefer to use their own gowns for radiation treatment and reviews. The Sunshine Store is sensitive to this need. It stocks two different sizes for the Patients
Scarves - It is common knowledge that hair falls as a result of chemotherapy. Patients especially ladies prefer to wear scarves to ward off the cold and also for aesthetic reasons. A wide range of scarves are available to meet this frequent requirement
Inner wear - Following mastectomy, patients often prefer to wear appropriate innerwear to boost their morale. The range available at the Sunshine store is both of superior quality and more importantly easily available. Its availability in a familiar environment is a huge advantage to cancer patients.
CDs - The world over some of the smartest minds are working relentlessly to decode cancer, to demystify it and make it more curable. All this wealth of knowledge is now available in various books and CDs. The Sunshine Store has a comprehensive library of CDs to educate patient about the various aspects of chemotherapy etc.