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Life Triumphs Over Cancer

During one of ICS’s Emotional Support Group (ESG) counselling sessions, I met another volunteer – a charming young girl in her mid- twenties. During the introduction I found out that she was a Cancer survivor. She greeted me with a broad smile and I noticed the twinkle in her eyes. She sported a neat short…

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Kudos to the Students who Inspired and Motivated

Last year (2016), Indian Cancer Society, Bangalore (ICS), in partnership with Bangalore Little Theatre (BLT) raised funds to support children with cancer with its blockbuster production – “Maya Bazaar”. Students from many schools supported the cause. They came in large numbers to watch the play, made posters and held Anti-Smoking workshops in schools. The ICS…

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We Women Need to be More Vigilant – Get over Our Laxness and Oblivion

“Women are raised to be the caretakers, so they’re less likely to seek out services because it’s about taking care of others, not themselves. We need to change that mentality” ~Lorraine Brown Women always give priority to their family duties and pay less heed to their own selves, to their healthcare needs and well-being. But…

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Anti-Smoking Campaigns in Schools – Speaking Through Theatre

ICS, Indian Cancer Society, Bangalore has been a forerunner in launching campaigns for cancer awareness, cancer detection, and emotional support in Bangalore and Karnataka. Recently ICS, BLT (Bangalore Little Theatre), Amar Chitra Katha and The Hindu joined hands to host a family entertaining play “Maya Bazaar” across auditoriums in Bangalore. This hilarious play is an…