The Book written by inspirational author, columnist and editor of Chicken Soup series, Ms Raksha Bharadia, release was organised by AHMEDABAD CANCER FOUNDATION on occation of World Head and Neck Cancer Day. This coffee table book is a pertinent for cancer surviors, to help them with the story of the 10 survivors including three women from ordinary background, who we call winners. The initiative for book publication is for promoting awareness regarding Cancer desease and motivate them to fight against it.
AHMEDABAD CANCER FOUNDATION is promoting this book on a various stages like Telecast Media (ABP Asmita News, E TV News Gujarati), Print Media (Times of India , Ahmedabad Mirror , Sandesh, Divya Bhaskar, Nav Gujarat Smay, Sambhaav Metro, Gujarat Vaibhav, NavGujarat Times, Rakhewal, Saurashtra Bhoomi) and etc.
Ahmedabad Cancer Foundation was successfully organised programme on social cause and awareness from tobacco and smoking habits on 31st May, 2013, World No Tobacco Day. The Awareness programme was celebrated with Students of well known school, The H. B. Kapadia New High School, Ahmedabad. We feel greatly honoured for that painting which their students have made appreciated and have got recognition.
This painting shows the mind-set of our next generation against bad vices. All pantings are shouting the impact of bad vices like chewing tobacco and smoking, on society and more on kid and children. There are a many pantings which pertinent awareness massages with cute ways. All Students who came with bring their good thought on paper were honoured with certificates by Dr. Kaustubh Patel, Chief Functionary and Managing Trustee of Ahmedabad Cancer Foundation.
This awareness programme was became a one of the most successful and massaging with attendance of respected Police department staff, Students & their parents and School staff.
In line to awareness and motivate to the society for breast cancer, Ahmedabad Cancer Foundation was published the book name called R. I. P. Breast Cancer in 2013. This Book is on real life incidences of 11 brave women who won their war against killer Cancer. To salute those brave women, Ahmedabad Cancer Foundation was organised an award function in presence of around 210 people with associate partner Ahmedabad Medical Association.
The book, RIP – Breast cancer is visualized for showing the determination and guts of cancer winners so as to make society strong enough to face the menace of cancer and defeat it. R.I.P. means "Rest in Peace" that defined the 11 cancer conquering women fought cancer and buried it to lead their wonderful lives in peace.
Dr. Kaustubh Patel M.S., M.Ch ( Surgical Oncology) is a Senior Consultant – Head and Neck Surgical Oncologist at HCG Cancer Centre, Ahmedabad. He is the founder member of Aastha Oncology Associates. He was Assistant Professor & Incharge – Head & Neck Speciality Clinic at GCRI before initating Aastha Oncology Associates. He is also founder Secretary of G-SHNO ( Gujarat Society of Head and Neck Oncology) and Executive Committee member of FHNO ( Foundation of Head & Neck Oncology). He has introduced popularized many new surgical techniques in state of Gujarat i. e. Tracheostomy avoiding composite resections – Commando operations, MIVAT (Minimal Invasive Video Assisted Thyroidectomy), MIVAP (Minimal Invasive Video Assisted Parathyroidectomy) & Free Microvascular Reconstruction in Head & Neck. He has won many Best presentation and best paper awards at conferences including UICC. He has publications in National & International Journels and is regularly invited to National & International conferences as speaker as well as panelist for symposia.
Dr. Jagdish Kothari M.S.,M.ch ( Surgical Oncology) is a Senior Consultant – GI & Hepatobiliary Services at HCG Cancer Centre, Ahmedabad & the founder member of Aastha Oncology Associates. He specializes in GI & Hepatobiliary Surgeries like Sphincter Preserving Rectal Surgery, D2 Gastrectomy, Hepatectomy and Major Pancreatic Resection. He has been awarded famous Internal Cancer Research Technology Transfer (ICRETT) fellowship by International Union Against Cancer (UICC) Geneva, Switzerland. He has also won may Best presentation & Best paper awards at various National & International Conferences. He has been invited as Faculty, Speaker and Panelist in national and international conferences. He is active member of Association of Fellows of UICC, Geneva, Switzerland, Indian Society of Oncology, Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons of India, Association of Surgeons of India and Indian Medical Council.
Dr. Vijay Devanhalli M.S.,M.ch ( Surgical Oncology) is a Breast Cancer Surgeon with vast experience of more than 20 years. He has popularized various surgeries like breast conservation surgery and breast reconstruction by Latissimus dorsi flap, TRAM flap and implants.He is a recognized speaker and panelist in state, national and international conferences.He has been trained in U.S.A., Italy and England.He is nominated member of Gujarat University Senate by the Governor of Gujarat.
Dr. Rajendra Toprani M.S.,M.ch ( Surgical Oncology) is a Head and Neck Oncosurgeon with more than 20 years of experience.He is a visiting fellow at MD Anderson Cancer Centre at Houston, U.S.A.He has published many papers in National & International Journals and has been invited to many conferences for lectures.He was the organizing secretary of International Federation of Head & Neck Oncologic Societies (IFHNOS) world tour (Oct 2012) conference at Ahmadabad.He is an Executive Committee member of Indian Society of Oncology (ISO), and Indian Association of Surgical Oncology (IASO), Foundation for Head and Neck Oncology (FHNO) and Gujarat Society of Head & Neck Oncology (G-SHNO).He has been trained at New York, Houston and Germany.