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01

Oct

Coimbatore Marathon 2017

The fifth edition of the Coimbatore Marathon, organized in aid of the Coimbatore Cancer Foundation, saw 14000 people participating in 21k, 10k and 5K categories with a 1,300 more as volunteers. Cash prizes were distributed....

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20

Jul

Dr MR Rajagopal on palliative care in India

Dr MR Rajagopal sits quietly, as I fight back tears. I have to interview him about palliative care and I am mortified at the emotions that have caught me unawares. Memories of my father in....

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08

Jan

Kovai Vizha Celebrations

As part of the week long Kovai Vizha celebrations, the Coimbatore Cancer Foundation in association with the National Cadet Corps from Sri Ramakrishna College of Arts & Science and PSGR Krishnammal College for Women put....

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08

Dec

CANCER CARE INDIA

15th ALL INDIA CONFERENCE OF CANCER CARE INDIA (Network of Cancer Support Groups).....

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22

Nov

Living and Dying with Dignity

CCF in association with G. Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hospital hosted a public consultation programme regarding the Terminal Care Legislation to protect patients and doctors on 22nd Nov’2016. The bill had been proposed by the Ministry....

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02

Feb

IAPCON 2017

The 24th International Conference of the Indian Association of Palliative Care was held from 09.02.2017 to 12.02.2017 at Codissia. It was jointly organized by the G. Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hospital and Coimbatore Cancer Foundation. The....

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20

Aug

Golu

Golu was placed at VNCC and each day there was a celebration by performing pooja and singing bajans. Volunteers, school students, patients and CCF counsellors spiritually got connected within self by taking part in the....

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22

Sep

Rose Day

In the memory of 12 year old Melinda Rose from Canada, Rose Day is observed on 22nd September every year. She was diagnosed with Askin’s Tumour, a rare form of Blood Cancer. Contrary to her....

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11

June

Cancer Survivors’ Day

In order to send a loud and clear message that cancer could be fought and there is life after cancer, a get-together of the survivors was organised on 11th June 2016, on the occasion of....

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31

May

World No Tobacco Day

The “Children Against Tobacco (CAT) – The Coimbatore Chapter” was launched by the guest of honour, Ms. Mercy Ommen, Correspondent, Stanes Higher Sec. School. The project will be implemented in schools in Coimbatore with a....

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‘C’ Block VNCC, G.K.N.M.HOSPITAL,
P.N.Palaym, Coimbatore-641037.