Nov 12 : Caritas India and CODP® Mangaluru, organized Sparsha – Awareness on Cancer on the occasion of National Cancer Awareness Day at CODP on November 10, 2020.
Resource Person Ms. Shilpa D Souza, explained the participants the causes, symptoms and types of cancer. She mentioned the ratio of mortality which has occurred due to cancer. She focused on Early Detection and treatment and stated use of Tobacco, Alcohol, Smoking and consumption of Can foods, would also lead to cancer. Advice on avoiding junk food was also told to the participants.
Growing vegetables in our own garden without using chemicals will reduce the risk of getting Cancer. By doing yoga and exercise we can maintain our fitness. And by “Adopting healthy life style, we can Beat Cancer” and therefore, can reduce the rate of mortality.