A letter of Inspiration by a Daughter; Describing a Family’s Fight Against Cancer

Ghanshyambhai Ponkia is a resident from Junagadh and his story inspired us and thought to share with everyone. It was a first time when this 54 year old gentleman got sudden insidious swelling in his sole of left foot. He remained asymptomatic (showing no symptoms) for 3 months and developed swelling again at the same site again.

Free Lung Screening Camp for Smokers Organised by Lung Care Foundation

Free Lung Screening Camp for Smokers
Organised by
Lung Care Foundation, India
Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
Sunday, 17th July, 2016

Lung Care Foundation is an initiative by a group of Professionals committed to improve Lung Health for ALL.
In view of steadily increasing pollution and growing concern with the number of lung related diseases, “Lung Care Foundation” organised a “Free Lung Screening Camp for Smokers” on 17th July, 2016 at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi. This Camp was meant for screening for Lung Cancer and diagnosing the early stage lung Cancer patients

Cigarette Smoke Attacks Your Lungs

Lung cancer was once considered a rare type of cancer, but not anymore. If you are above the age of 45 years and have been an active smoker for the last 20 years, then you must get yourself screened for lung cancer on a yearly basis. Cigarette smoking increases a person’s chance of getting lung cancer by 15 to 30 times. Smokers are more likely to die from lung cancer than people who do not smoke.

10 Points to Save Our Lungs in High Levels of Air Pollution

The pollution levels have been rising constantly in the city of Delhi and have reached alarming levels in the recent past, particularly at the onset of winters. These have multiple deleterious effects on our health, worst affected being the lungs. As all efforts are being made to control the air pollution, we need to protect ourselves and our families from this noxious air, till such time that these pollution controlling measures start to show their positive effects. We need to understand the severity of the present situation and take immediate actions.

Air Pollution in Delhi: Current Status and its Disastrous Effects on Health; A Doctor’s Perspective

The air pollution in Delhi has been worsening year after year. This winter, pollution has reached the worst levels, making Delhi air unfit for human habitation. For the last 1 month, Delhiites have been gasping for breath, coughing relentlessly, pneumonia cases are there in dozens and the emergency departments of all hospitals have been flooded with patients for nebulizers. The sale of antibiotics, nebulizers and other respiratory medicines has risen several folds.