The growing cases of breast cancer cases have alarmed medical circles in the media. The concerned citizens and the groups in Nagpur like HCG-NCHRI Cancer Centre Nagpur in association with the Nagpur based news daily – Times of India witnessed a huge program called Yogathon yesterday at the Indoor stadium in Mankapur. The event was well taken ahead by the city doctor Dr. Richa and her clinic called Dr Richa’s Unique Clinic and Maharashtra Times that organized ‘Yogathon’ at the said venue.
The event was organized to create awareness about breast cancer on the eve of World Breast Cancer Awareness Day. The whole month of October has been observed as the Breast cancer day. At this event, the organizers had offered three free services at Yogathon which include mammography for the women of different age groups, distribution of Bindi that gives the self-breast examination and free breast examinations by I-Breast device.
Since Yoga has remained the center of attraction for the event, the organisers also had witnessed the Yoga session, which wereconducted by exponent and experts like Ram Khandwe. Also, present at the occassion was the Marathi actress Mangala Kenkre, the Breast cancer survivor and an emerging face in Bollywood as well. Kenkre was seen guiding the women to carry out the asans to fight breast cancer. She highlighted the benefits of Yoga before the audience calling it not just a set of exercises but also a way of life. Stay tuned to know more about it and others only with us.