“Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally. The top cancers that affect the Indian population are lung, breast, cervical and colorectal cancer.”-NDTV report
CanSupport launched a wellness initiative for organizations and workplaces with the support of Pfizer, to make people aware about the growing concern around cancer and how we can take preventive measures against cancer and how to take care of cancer patients.
CanSupport organized an awareness session for the staff of Bharat Expo International on 5 and 6 March, 2020.
The session aimed at explaining the major causes of cancer such as smoking, alcohol intake, tobacco consumption, lack of exercise, and sedentary lifestyle that are prevalent among urban population.
CanSupport’s Senior Nurse and Trainer Sindhu Raj, conducted the session, she emphasized that according to research, breast and ovarian cancer are on the rise in women, while mouth, lung and blood cancer continue to increase among men. She explained how one can prevent and minimize the risk of cancer by proactively going for regular check-ups.
More than 705 staff were made aware about cancer through these 3 sessions. CanSupport would like to thank Dil Mohan Singh, Owner and Anil Verma, HR Manager for their support in organizing the session.