Month-long breast cancer awareness campaign to be inaugurated on Oct 1

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 30 Sep 2017 08:40:59


Staff Reporter,

As a part of international breast cancer awareness month, HCG NCHRI Cancer Center is organising a month-long campaign that will consist of various activities and programmes promoting breast cancer awareness in the society. Theme of the campaign is ‘Let Us Paint The City PINK’ as breast cancer awareness is denoted by pink colour ribbon.

The inaugural programme will be held on October 1 at 5 pm. Amruta Fadnavis, Deputy Vice President of Axis Bank and wife of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will be chief guest. Mayor Nanda Jichkar will also grace the occasion. The inaugural programme includes inauguration of Art exhibition ‘Shades of PINK’ by local artists, exhibition and sale of all pink things and readymade garments.

Release of booklet ‘Breast cancer: what you must know?’ This will followed by interactive panel discussion on breast cancer awareness. HCGNCHRI has requested all women to attend this programme in large numbers.