In View of International Women’s day Apollo hospital has organised “ VICTORIOUS VANITHALU “ an event to Commemorate women cancer survivors
The event was organised at the auditorium of Apollo hospital health city Arilova on 2nd march 2020 Nearly 100 women cancer survivors attended the meeting, Dr. Suman Das senior Consultant Apollo cancer hospital addressed the audience how the concept of VICTORIOUS VANITHALU “ came.
The patient and their family members undergo a lot of stress when they hear the word cancer, chemotherapy, radiotherapy etc. It is the courage and strength to face the step to get treated and from there the journey starts. They fought, won and became the victorious vanithalu . Today they are all back to their normal life, and we want to send the message to the society that the cancer is conquerable through this “VICTORIOUS VANITHALU “
Dr A . Praveen consultant Apollo cancer hospital explained about the myths and facts of cancer survivors. The patient after being treated for cancer, a lot of myths like not to eat sugar, non-vegetarian diet etc. All those points were explained to patients so as to have a healthier life ahead
Dr Sami COO APOLLO HOSPITAL VISAKHAPATNAM said about the steps taken by Apollo hospitals for the early diagnosis and prevention of cancer. He reiterated the commitment of Apollo hospital to provide the most advanced technology of health care in Visakhapatnam. He informed about the latest radiotherapy machine, Bone marrow transplant started in Apollo cancer hospital Visakhapatnam In view of increased prevalence of head neck cancer. Apollo hospitals have stared head neck cancer clinic at ARILOVA campus
The patients expressed their journey through cancer. They explained how the support from family members and doctors most important to face the disease. They explained how they had difficulty
To initially face the diagnosis and treatment but when they were assured that all the side effects are temporary and they need to take a step to win over cancer, they got the courage and fought. Today they are happy that took the treatment and that is why they are the ” VICTORIOUS VANITHALU” .
Rohit memorial trust is well known for participating in such events of social cause. They did an interactive skit with the participants. The participants enthralled and rejuvenated by the energy provided by the Rohit memorial trust.