CanSupport organized an awareness session for the employees of Decimal Technologies. The session took place at their premises on 18 December, 2019.
It was aimed at raising awareness about the major causes of cancer such as smoking, alcohol intake, tobacco consumption, lack of exercise, and a sedentary lifestyle, etc.
Dr. Apala, CanSupport resident doctor conducted the session on cancer awareness, she emphasized that in India, cancer cases are increasing rapidly, especially in urban areas.
According to recent data from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), cancer cases have doubled in the last 26 years. Globally, 41 percent of breast cancer, cervical cancer, oral cancer and lung cancer patients are from India, which is much higher than other countries.
She spoke about how the advancement in technology had made it easier to identify, prevent and treat cancer today and emphasized the absolute need for regular check ups.
Around 120 employees attended this session. We are grateful to Sonam Bhakna, Technology Manager, for supporting us in organizing the session.