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World Cancer Day 2023 Theme: Close the Care Gap

February 2, 2023

World Cancer Day 2023 Theme: Close the Care Gap

World Cancer Day is celebrated across the world on February 4th of every year. It is an annual day marked to spread awareness about the disease, share information related to its diagnosis, prevention, and cure, and raise money to help people suffering from the disease. The theme for World Cancer Day 2023 being “Uniting our voices and taking action,” we must in great unison educate people on how to fight against the dangerous disease, support cancer victims in their challenging battles, and help them emerge victorious. “Closing the Care Gap” is a multi-year campaign for 2022-24 mainly with the motive to have a lasting impact and invest more energy and time to bring a change. World Cancer Day carries great importance for the very fact that many people on this day celebrate their win against cancer. On the other hand, some people remember the dear ones that they have lost to cancer. Thus, the day demands the solidarity of all human beings. To fight against cancer, spread awareness, and help those who are in this life-threatening battle, Apollo CBCC, a cancer hospital in Ahmedabad, puts heavy emphasis on the need for one to know the disease thoroughly. So, let us now dwell on what cancer is and ways to diagnose, prevent and treat it.

What is Cancer?

Cancer is a disease in which some

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Dr Ankit Jitani and Dr Ekta Jajodia from Ahmedabad, who had to reconcile to a small temple wedding during lockdown, were struck by covid-19, recovered and are back on duty helping other patients. They also describe their experience of donating plasma. Read on:  Ekta and I had been in a long-distance relationship for over two years. I was a Clinical Hematology post-doctoral trainee at NRS Medical College, Kolkata, while Ekta, now my wife, was pursuing a post-doctoral fellowship programme in Molecular Hematology at Christian Medical College, Vellore. We had been eagerly looking forward to moving to the same city, getting married and starting our lives together. By the end of 2019, things had started to fall in place- I took up a job as a consultant at the Apollo CBCC Hospital in Ahmedabad while Ekta took up a position at Unipath Speciality Lab as a Molecular Pathologist. Finally, after so many tormenting years of being apart, we were in the same city; we couldn’t be more excited for what was ahead of us- a lovely wedding on 4th May, followed by a two-week honeymoon. Then struck the Covid-19 outbreak. Our lives changed. Ahmedabad is one of the worst hit cities

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All the good things start with blessings of Lord Ganesha. Sharing pictures of Ganesh Pooja at the new Parimal Garden Center of Apollo CBCC Cancer Care.    

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11th July, 2015 Ahmedabad Apollo CBCC Cancer Care, the brand built by the most trusted Indian healthcare brand, Apollo Hospitals, and the largest freestanding Cancer Center on the US West Coast, Comprehensive Blood & Cancer Center (CBCC), announced its new Cancer Specialty Hospital near Parimal Garden in Ahmedabad during a press conference today. “CBCC is founded on the vision that no patient has to travel great distances to receive quality cancer care.” quoted Dr Ravi Patel, Founder & Chairman, CBCC. “Our new center in Ahmedabad City is another milestone in our journey to make Comprehensive Cancer Care reachable logistically & financially to all the patients.” The duo of Apollo Hospitals Ahmedabad & CBCC (Amrish Oncology Services Pvt Ltd) came together and launched the first Image Guided Radiation Therapy unit of South-East Asia to deliver more accurate and precise Radiation Therapy to Cancer Patients in the year 2006. Since then, they have strived to match the global standards of Cancer Treatment for the benefit of the society by implementing timely upgrades and bringing new treatment modalities to help the Cancer Patients. They also started an exclusive 12 Bedded Unit for Bone Marrow Transplant for Blood Cancer Patients in 2009. With due time, both the entities have now joined hands and turned Apollo CB

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