Positivity Matters – The New Indian Express

By Express press service

KOCHI: Kerala is seeing an increase in cancer cases, according to oncologists. Early detection and positivity, they say, are key factors in crab control.

Family and peer support and counseling help cancer survivors through the most difficult phase of their lives, says Chandni Ravi, Deputy Director of Ernakulam Medical Center, who has battled the life-threatening disease with positivity.

Chandni was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 35. It turned his world upside down. But, thanks to self-determination and the support of her family, she faced the disease. “I underwent about 14 chemotherapy sessions. It was a traumatic phase,” she says.

“I started to write a diary. I wrote down every detail of my recovery, from the start of my day with medication. I started yoga, I followed an alkaline diet. Even after he recovered, Chandni, who resides in Thevara, continued her battle with cancer and in 2018, she made it her mission to spread positivity among cancer patients and their family members, thus was born Pink Saree Sisters, a online cancer support group.

“It’s a platform for women to freely express their views and doubts, ask questions about symptom management, and create a bond of comfort,” says Chandni, who is also an avid writer. , an artist and food blogger.
The Cochin Cancer Society is another organization fighting cancer, focusing on improving public awareness and encouraging early detection.

Notably, the famous oncologist Dr. VP Gangadharan is the boss of the company. So far, more than 1,650 people have been screened at the company’s early detection camps. “Recently, we set up a free care center for cancer patients in Kacheripady. It can accommodate 20 patients, and one passer-by each,” explains a spokesperson for the company.

“Free transportation and food are also provided to patients. We have a kitchen in the property. The food prepared here is also provided free of charge to inpatients and needy passers-by at the Indira Gandhi Cooperative Hospital in Kadavanthra.

KOCHI: Kerala is seeing an increase in cancer cases, according to oncologists. Early detection and positivity, they say, are key factors in crab control. Family and peer support and counseling help cancer survivors through the most difficult phase of their lives, says Chandni Ravi, Deputy Director of Ernakulam Medical Center, who has battled the life-threatening disease with positivity. Chandni was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 35. It turned his world upside down. But, thanks to self-determination and the support of her family, she faced the disease. “I underwent about 14 chemotherapy sessions. It was a traumatic phase,” she says. “I started to write a diary. I wrote down every detail of my recovery, from the start of my day with medication. I started yoga, I followed an alkaline diet. Even after he recovered, Chandni, who resides in Thevara, continued her battle with cancer and in 2018, she made it her mission to spread positivity among cancer patients and their family members, thus was born Pink Saree Sisters, a online cancer support group “It is a platform for women to freely express their views and doubts, ask questions about symptom management and create a bond of comfort”, says Chandni, who is also an avid writer, artist and food blogger.The Cochin Cancer Society is another organization fighting cancer, focusing on improving public awareness and encouraging early detection. Notably, the famous o ncologist Dr VP Gangadharan is the boss of the company. So far, more than 1,650 people have been screened at the company’s early detection camps. “Recently, we set up a free care center for cancer patients in Kacheripady. It can accommodate 20 patients, and one passer-by each,” explains a spokesperson for the company. “Free transportation and food are also provided to patients. We have a kitchen in the property. The food prepared here is also provided free of charge to inpatients and needy passers-by at the Indira Gandhi Cooperative Hospital in Kadavanthra.

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