Cancer Support Group

Saturday, Dec 10th

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What is Cancer?

What is cancer?
Cancer is not just one disease, but a large group of almost one hundred diseases. Its two main characteristics are uncontrolled growth of the cells in the human body.

Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer
Those at greatest risk are smokers, and the risk increases with the number of cigarettes smoked.

Cancer and Children

Cancer and Children
The overall cure rate for children with cancer is 60%, but such a group number doesn't really apply to a given individual.

Cancer Patients Aid Association

The most common sites of spread or metastasis are through the lymph nodes into the skin, lungs, liver, brain, and bones.

Financial Aid for Cancer Patients

Financial Aid for Cancer Patients
Treatment of breast cancer depends on how advanced the cancer is, the age of the patient, and her health.

Support Group for Breast Cancer Patients

Support Group for Breast Cancer Patients
Yoga is a general term for spiritual disciplines in Hinduism and is directed towards attaining higher consciousness and liberation from ignorance and suffering.

What is a Clinical Trial?

What is a Clinical Trial?
A test of a new intervention or treatment on people.

Chemotherapy Do We Need to Worry?

Chemotherapy Do We Need to Worry?
Chemotherapy is a form of systemic treatment of invasive breast cancer. It is a cancer treatment that uses drugs to destroy cancer cells, stopping them from multiplying at points in the cells' life cycle.

Showcasing Initiatives

Care Beyond Cure

Care Beyond Cure
Cipla Palliative Care and Training Centre, Pune, set up by the Cipla Cancer and AIDS Foundation, has cared for over 7000 cancer patients and their families from 1997. Palliative care, a branch of medicine, aims to control pain and suffering and improve the quality of life of the patient and the family, during regular curative treatment and after.
What we offer is holistic palliative care catering to the patient’s different needs. We follow a family care model. The patient gets all medicines and services free of cost.  read more…

Aastha (Concern)

Aastha
"Aastha" is such a support Group with the chief motto of Self Help. A group of breast cancer patients bonded together with their own like pains. They share their feelings, talk to each other about their concerns and feel concern for each other. They invite experts to address them and clear their nagging doubts and worries. They share empathy and are not bothered by sympathy, which outsiders show toward them.
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Prerana (Inspriration) Support Group

Prerana
Cancer is a devastating illness and when it strikes a child, it not only affects the patient but also the family. The child undergoes the trauma of being unwell, of undergoing treatment that may be painful and which drains all energy and makes him /her lose appetite. The child misses school and is not able to be with friends.
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