The walk, flagged off by City Mayor Bonthu Ram Mohan aimed to spread the message of early detection and effective treatment, besides focusing on inhibitions among men to share symptoms that may indicate prostate cancer
Hyderabad September 8, 2017: The department of Urology, Maxcure Hospitals, on Saturday, the 9th of September, has organized an Awareness Walk to commemorate Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. The walk was held at KBR Park and was flagged off by Hyderabad City Mayor H.W. Bonthu Ram Mohan. The event was supported by Hyderabad Urology, Hyderabad Bicycling Club, GHMC and Hyderabad Traffic Police. Hundreds of enthusiastic walkers from several walks of life attended and extendedtheir support to the cause.
Speaking on the occasion, H.W. Mayor Sri Bonthu Ram Mohan commended the efforts of Maxcure Hospitals for consistently driving the message and personally vowed to be a part of fight against prostate cancer. "Cancer in several of its forms not only threatens the life, but also harms our confidence and courage levels. The incidence of Prostate among men has been rising and I thank the healthcare fraternity for holding awareness activities and driving the message of early detection and possible prevention. 1 thank everyone who has joined the mission early In the morning/" he said.
Speaking at the occasion, Dr Anil Krishna, Managing Director, MaxCure Hospitals said, "MaxCure is committed to do more such events to create awareness. During Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, MaxCure Hospitals7 goal is to help raise awareness not only with the general public about the disease, but also help men who are living with the disease engage in a dialogue with their own doctors about any symptoms they experience that may be related to their prostate cancer. We are grateful for the generous support H.W. Mayor Sri Bonthu Ram Mohan "
Explaining prostate cancer, its causes and challenges in treatment, Dr A.V. Ravi Kumar is HOD of Urology Dept, MaxCure Group of Hospitals said that globally, prostate cancer was the second most common cause of cancer and the sixth leading cause of cancer death among men.