The State Cancer Society of Meghalaya and the Oncology Department, Civil Hospital Shillong observed the National Cancer Survivors Day today 1st June 2023 at the premises of DAE-Civil Hospital Cancer Wing, Civil Hospital Shillong.
Cancer survivors shared their stories, their journey, the diagnosis and treatment and have also urged and inspired others who are undergoing treatment to have a positive mindset and
approach to overcome the disease.
Sampath Kumar, Principal Secretary, Health Department, Dr A. Mawlong, Head Radiation Oncology, Civil Hospital Shillong and other officials attended the programme.
Cancer Survivor Day was observed to raise awareness of cancer as well as to recognize and celebrate those who have battled and won, and to help bring hope to those still battling the disease.