PUNE: A World Cancer Day screening and awareness programme was organised by Command Hospital (Southern Command) from February 8 to 15.
Screening for four major cancers affecting the Indian population, i.e. cancers of breast, cervix, oral cavity and prostate was conducted in the Family Wellness Clinic of Command Hospital. There was a tremendous response from all troops and families of Pune station with about 500 women and men being screened. A painting competition, among students of Army Public School, Pune was also organised to spread awareness.