Apollo Hospital organises cancer awareness ‘Walkathon’

Around 500 women including homemakers, working professionals, students across Mumbai participated

Apollo Hospitals recently hosted its first Cancer Awareness Walk in Mumbai on the occassion of World Cancer Day. This initiative was undertaken to create awareness on early screening for cancer detection. Around 500 women including homemakers, working professionals, students across Mumbai participated in the walkathon.

Dr Shashir Shetty, Surgical Oncologist, Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai present at the event commented, “Early screening helps in early detection. Educating people about the disease is one part, the other and the most critical part is for women to go and actively get themselves screened for cancer. Early detection and early treatment leads to superior clinical outcomes and better quality of life. It is encouraging to see so many women have come forward to participate in cancer awareness initiative by Apollo Hospitals”.