Fight Cancer: HCG EKO Cancer Centre Kolkata hosts various Cancer Awareness Initiatives

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Kolkata: HCG EKO Cancer Centre, Kolkata spearheaded various awareness initiatives under the campaign ‘FIGHT CANCER’ with the aim to spread awareness about cancer prevention in Kolkata.

The series of event included a cyclothon, health camp, awareness talks and survivor’s meet. The event focused on early detection, treatment options and the resilience needed to conquer the disease.

The cyclothon, organized in collaboration with Cycle Network Grow (CNG) and WE FOR ALL NGO, encompassed a 16-kilometer journey from the clock tower in Newtown. Nearly 100 cyclists from CNG enthusiastically participated in the cyclothon.

The cancer survivors and caregivers also engaged in interactive sessions where motivational speaker Pijush Ranjan Ghosh emphasized on the importance of resilience in the face of adversity, offering solace and strength to cancer patients and their caregivers alike.

Subsequently, a survivor’s meet was also conducted, during which numerous cancer survivors shared their inspiring and resilient narratives, uplifting and motivating others in attendance.

Prateek Jain, Regional Business Head, East & AP, Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd, said, “With a grand cyclothon, health camp, awareness talks and survivors meet, this one-of-the-kind cancer awareness event reflects our ongoing commitment to raising cancer awareness and promoting community well-being in Kolkata.”

Prateek Jain added, “We are truly inspired by the overwhelming success of this event and the positive impact it has had on our community. We take pride in creating such opportunities for our community and remain steadfast in our mission to deliver the best-in-class cancer care to all those in need.”

Dr. Amarjeet Singh, COO, HCG EKO Cancer Centre Kolkata, said, “Cancer is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality globally and demands heightened awareness and proactive action. We at HCG EKO Cancer Centre Kolkata are committed to offering comprehensive understanding of cancer, and profoundly impact the lives of those grappling with cancer challenges.”

Dr. Amarjeet Singh added, “Events like these are a testament to our dedication to holistic cancer care, as they bring together survivors, caregivers, and medical professionals to share experiences, offer support, and spread hope.”

The event helped participants to engage with healthcare professionals, survivors, and advocates to gain a comprehensive understanding of holistic cancer care.

By bringing together diverse stakeholders in the fight against cancer, HCG fostered a rich exchange of knowledge and experiences aimed at deepening their understanding of cancer and its far-reaching implications for individuals and communities alike.

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