On the occasion of World Cancer Day, Sunday 4th Feb 2018, Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurate North India’s first radiation free Thermo mammography machine in an event organized by the Can Protect Foundation by Parmarth Niketan Rishikesh. This machine does safe and radiation-free breast screening which is safe of women of all ages. It is estimated that by 2020, 76,000 Indian women will die due to breast cancer.
On this occasion, the Chief Minister said that “many people are dying due to cancer, regular health checkup is necessary to prevent this crisis. We have to fight against this disease in a united way.” Swami Chidanand Saraswati Ji, founder of Parmarth Niketan Ashram Rishikesh said that society needs to “respect the survivors of cancer”, He also said all women should give priority to their health because “when they are healthy, then their families are healthy and the nation and the world will be healthy and happy. ”