CIIGMA Health Foundation had organized a breast cancer survivors meet to emphasize the important of breast cancer and how patients can cope with the disease and come out victorious as a brand new person.

Mrs. Sandhya Joshi who had been a breast cancer patient and had been treated successfully by Dr. Unmesh Takalkar spoke about her experience of cancer to other suffering patients. She stressed the importance of being positive in your thoughts and actions, to come out healthy after the treatment. She also talked about how some patients are scared of chemotherapy, about losing hair, about not looking good and Mrs. Joshi told them that this is temporary and then being completely healthy and taking the necessary treatment is very important. She also said that the support of the family members is also extremely important in treating cancer successfully.

Mrs. Joshi was very proud to share her experience and she is also very proud that currently she is employed by United CIIGMA Hospital and contributing in her own way to fighting cancer.

Dr. Unmesh Takalkar also addressed the cancer patients in the meet and told them the importance of early detection of breast cancer and the treatments involved. He encouraged patients to be free from stress for speedy recovery from breast cancer and follow the necessary treatment suggested by the doctors.

The dietitian, Mrs. Bandukwala advised patients on following a healthy diet which will include green vegetable, fruits. She also insisted that patients should eat freshly prepared foods.