Vijaya Group of Hospitals, Chennai is organized a Marathon “Grab the Crab” – An Awareness Run for Breast Cancer on 7th October, 2017 at 5.30AM. The 5KM Micro marathon was flagged off at Besant Nagar by Smt B. Bharathi Reddy, CEO Vijaya Group of Hospitals where Hundreds of enthusiastic participants ran for a cause. This event was conducted to spread awareness about Breast Cancer. It aims to promote the concept of early detection for timely intervention relating to the treatment of breast cancer. Vijaya Group of Hospitals has planned for this run in October since it is the breast cancer awareness month.
This is a free run and we mainly aim at insisting on people to know that early detection of breast cancer goes a long way in preventing complications. Our Hospital possesses state-of-the art ‘Breast Clinic’ facility which is a one stop for detection and treatment of breast cancer. All participants in this run will be offered special discounts on Preventive Health Check Packages and we hope that this event will serve as a means of spreading the message on the importance of regular screenings, as early diagnosis is a major part of successful treatment.
“In India, we are now witnessing more and more numbers of patients being diagnosed with breast cancer to be in the younger age groups. Healthcare is low on priority and even in major cities, screening is also an ‘alien’ word for most people. To create awareness among people we organized this “Grab the Crab” Run today at Besant Nagar beach. As a mother, a daughter and a wife, a women is the care taker of a family please make sure you take at most care of yourself, we at Vijaya Hospitals offer comprehensive breast screening services at affordable cost.” Said Smt B. Bharathi Reddy, CEO Vijaya Group of Hospitals.