Apollo Cancer Hospital, Visakhapatnam Has Hosted A Walkathon For Cancer Awareness with the slogan ‘I am and I will’ for World Cancer Day theme at Beach Road On Sunday 9th February 2020
Around 1,000 people participated in the Cancer Awareness Walkathon, organised by Apollo Cancer Hospitals, Visakhapatnam to raise awareness on prevention and early detection to beat cancer which is 2nd leading cause of death in the world.
Apollo aim is to spread the importance to step up cancer literacy and knowledge amongst the population, “The one walk one hope walkathon was organised to celebrate the World Cancer Day in February to raise awareness on the importance of regular Health examination among the public”.
The walkathon with the slogan ‘I am and I will’ saw the participation of survivors, Apollo Hospital Staffs, all the women & men who are walking over, school and college students and others.
Chief Guests: Dr.Sudhakar Principal (AMC), Dr.Sami, Mr.Raju (Dr.Reddys), Mr.Arjun (Governor-Walkers international Club) and Rotary Club were among those who took part in the event.
Dr.Sami, Chief Operating Officer, Apollo Cancer Hospitals, Visakhapatnam, said Leading an active life, combined with healthy food habits is essential to good health and the Apollo Cancer Hospital is dedicated to providing best clinical outcomes in the field of cancer, and the hospital provides comprehensive cancer care including prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. Apollo Cancer Hospitals offers services including Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, and Head & Neck Oncology along with Specialty Clinics for Breast Cancer, Musculoskeletal Cancers, Oral and Throat Cancers. The team of renowned doctors at Apollo Cancer Hospitals, Visakhapatnam includes Dr. Suman Das, Dr. A. Praveen, Dr. Prashob K., Dr. Hemanth N Verma D, Dr. Jayasree, Dr. Abhilash and support group consisting of Medical Counselors, Physiotherapist, Speech Therapist, Dietician and others, providing comprehensive care to patients.
Apollo Cancer Hospital offers speciality healthcare of international standards with outcomes matching those of the world’s best hospitals. The hospital provides 360-degree cancer care and super multi-speciality tertiary care. The comprehensive treatment planning system involves a Tumour Board which consists of a panel of competent medical, surgical and radiation oncologists. The Board along with diagnostic consultants examines all cases and jointly decides on the best line of treatment for each patient.