Date: 11-Dec-2019

Grace Cancer Foundation completes six years for providing support to cancer patients

Grace Cancer Foundation, a charity organisation, working towards providing succour to cancer patients, celebrated its sixth anniversary amidst joy, great hope and confidence that the cancer survivors exuded along with the umpteen volunteers and donors at Hotel Daspalla. Chief guest, D.S. Chauhan, IPS, additional CP, Law and; Sujatha Rao, IPS; Dr. Chinnababu Sunkavalli; Dr Hemanth Udayaraju; Dr Prameela rani and Prasad Garapati were also present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, chief guest D S Chauhan said, to have fulfillment we need to give back to society and lauded the efforts of grace. Grace Cancer Foundation was started six years ago to address this fundamental gap of providing quality access to early detection and offering objective treatment pathways to rural populations. What started as a small initiative then with some of the founders' own funds and funds collected from a few noble souls has become a movement today. A movement that is backed by more than 3,000+ active volunteers with a global reach in 4 continents and 10 countries. The journey from a simple ambition to a movement, has touched more than 6 million citizens through more than 850 cancer awareness/screening camps. The foundation able to generate such as early detection of breast cancer in more than 375 people or identifying more than 285 groups with high risk of cervical cancer. More than 6 million people were touched by Grace Cancer foundation till now. The foundation also announce addition of 4 mobile cancer screening buses to our fleet. Grace Cancer Foundation has also won the Guinness World record for creating awareness on oral cancer, Feb 2019. The second edition of global cancer run was held on 13th October, 2019 with more than 10,000 participants at Hyderabad. Also, simultaneously the run was held at Nizamabad, Kakinada, Davangere, Sydney, Nasik, Mumbai, Chile and Las Angels with more than 15,000 participants. Grace Cancer Foundation also organised the nation's largest cancer run on 7th October 2018 with more than 7,000 participants joining hands in cancer awareness. It also won the Guinness world record for largest simultaneous Self-examination for breast cancer consisting of 2,790 participants on 20th February 2016.