Cancer Research Project Decade Program " Mumbai "

Overview :-

Dr._Ravindra-BapatIn 1994, Revered Shri Sardeshmukh Maharaj initiated Cancer Research Project, with the help of Dr. Arvind Kulkarni, who was the head of Radio-oncology, at Bombay Hospital and Dr. S. P. Sardeshmukh. At present, the project is conducted at three centres Pune, Mumbai and Solapur. Dr. Kumthekar, well-known Cancer surgeon, placed at Solapur, is also the co-ordinator of the project. About 2800 patients have been taking treatment in this project.
In the year 2004, the project completed a decade. On this occasion, two events were organised in Mumbai & Pune. “Cancer Research Project – Decade Programme” was held in Mumbai on the 4th & 5th December 2004 at Shishuvihar Vidyalaya, Dadar (E) and on the 11th & 12th December 2004 at Police Recreation Hall, Shivaji Nagar, Pune. On this occasion, trust had organised ‘Cancer Awareness & Prevention’ exhibition, Patients counseling and Interactive session which included query solving of patients and relatives by a panel of experts and lectures on various aspects of Cancer.
“Cancer Research Project – Decade program” an event arranged at Mumbai, was inaugurated by Hon. Dr. Ravindra Bapat, vice chancellor, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. Well-known Surgeon Dr. V. N. Shrikhande was the chief guest on this occasion. Dr. B. V. Khare was the guest of honour. He inaugurated the special issue on Cancer of Vishvashanti Vrittant, a monthly bulletin published by the trust. Director of Bombay Chemicals, Hon. Shri. Vijay Gokhale inaugurated the exhibition on ‘Ayurved and Cancer’. In the next session, aims, objectives and future plans of Cancer Research Project were explained by Dr. Vineeta Deshmukh, incharge of the project.

PatientAfternoon session began with ‘Dialogue with patients’. In this session patients who were benefitted by the project shared their experiences and encouraged other patients and relatives. Executive editor of Chitralekha,
Mr. Dnyanesh Maharao was the chief guest. To create awareness about Cancer among the masses, lectures on various topics were arranged. Hon. Dr. V. V. Upasani presided this function as the chief guest. Holistic aspect of Cancer, Tobacco and Cancer, Emotional aspects and Cancer, Healthy regimen for Cancer prevention were the various topics discussed. In his lecture on holistic approach
Dr. Kulkarni explained the importance of Three P’s viz. Physiology, Pathology and Psychology so also the importance of diet, yoga and pranayama in maintaining health. Dr. Shirish Kumthekar, an onco-surgeon from Solapur and one of the co-ordinators of the project narrated the ill effects of tobacco. He expressed a strong desire to create awareness amongst the people about tobacco and also views on amendments in government policies regarding tobacco.

ram_naikEx-Minister for railway and petroleum, Hon. Mr. Ram Naik had a dialogue about his experiences and his fight against this disease. He expressed the importance of having faith in the doctors and treatment, also importance of friends and relatives to overcome the fear and ignorance related to the disease. Dr. B. V. Khare, Hon. Surgeon at G. T. Hospital, stressed the importance of a calm and cheerful mind for maintenance of health. He stated that mind can act as our best friend and also can be our greatest enemy. Dr. Shailesh Nadkarni, General Manager, Dhootpapeshwar Ltd. explained the daily regimen, seasonal regimen, various procedures described in Ayurveda for maintaining a healthy lifestyle and its role in prevention of diseases. The next day’s programme started with second session on ‘Dialogue with patients’ in which the patients expressed their views and benefits from ayurvedic treatment. After this session Dr. Vineeta Deshmukh revealed various possible causes of this disease as per the data available. The third session on ‘Dialogue with patients’ started at 11.15 a. m. where the patients stated the efficacy of ayurvedic treatment in increasing the immunity and combating the side effects of Cancer.

shishir_shindeMNS leader, Hon. Mr. Shishir Shinde presided over this session. He inaugurated a book, ‘Gharguti Aushadhopchar’, published by the trust.
12.30 p.m to 1.00 p.m was marked by the felicitation of the doctors and staff who had lent a helping hand in this project. Hon. Shri. Ajit Parasnis, Additional Director, General Anti-corruption Bureau, Maharashtra state graced the function. ‘Ayurvediya Aaharshaili’, a book published by the trust was inaugurated by him. The next session was “Cancer Interactive Session” where a panel of experts –
Dr. Arvind Kulkarni, Dr. Shirish Kumthekar, Dr. B. V. Khare, Vd. S. P. Sardeshmukh, Vd. Vanita Rege, Vd. Ramesh Nanal, Vd. Prashant Suru answered the questions put forth by the audience.
Ayurvedic aspect regarding Cancer, its treatment, benefits of diet, various investigations to be done to detect Cancer at an early stage were some of the questions answered by the panelists. Views were expressed about the effects of changing lifestyle, disturbed mental state, the benefits of alternative therapies etc. Hon.Vaidya Shriramji Sharma and President, Central Council of Indian Medicine presided this function as the chief guest.

manohar_joshiThe Thanks giving and Concluding session started at 5.30 p.m. in the presence of Hon. Mr. Manohar Joshi who presided as the Chief Guest. Dr. S. P. Sardeshmukh, Director, ‘Ayurved Hospital and Research Centre’ in his introductory speech narrated the aim and objectives of the trust. The Staff of Cancer Research Project was felicitated on this occasion by Shri. Manohar Joshi. He also inaugurated the souvenir published by the trust to comemorate the Decade program. In his concluding speech he said, “Their is need to take away the fear and to accept the disease with courage, to fight against Cancer successfully”. He appreciated the sincere efforts of the trust in conducting the research project on Cancer.

Cancer Research Project Decade Program " Pune "

Overview :-

In 1994, Revered Shri Sardeshmukh Maharaj initiated Cancer Research Project , with the help of Dr. Arvind Kulkarni, who was the head of Radio-oncology, at Bombay Hospital and Dr. S. P. Sardeshmukh. At present, the project is conducted at three centres Pune, Mumbai and Solapur. Dr. Kumthekar, well-known Cancer surgeon, placed at Solapur, is also the co-ordinator of the project.
About 2800 patients have been taking treatment in this project.
In the year 2004, the project completed a decade. On this occasion, “Cancer Research Project – Decade Programme” was organised in Pune. “Cancer Research Project – Decade Programme” was held on the 11th & 12th December 2004 at Police Recreation Hall, Shivaji Nagar, Pune. On this occasion, trust had organised ‘’Cancer Awareness & Prevention’ exhibition, Patients counseling and Interactive session which included query solving of patients and relatives by a panel of experts.
“Cancer Research Project – Decade Programme” event arranged at Pune was inaugurated by Hon. Dr. K. B. Grant, Managing trustee of Grant Medical Foundation. He inaugurated the exhibition on ‘Ayurved and Cancer’. He also inaugurated the souvenir published by the trust to commemorate the Decade program. Balasaheb Bharade, Trustee of Bharatiya Sanskriti Darshan Trust was the Chief guest of the program. “Bharatiya Sanskriti Darshan Trust – Parichaya”, a book describing the aims – objectives of the trust was inaugurated by him. Dr. Arvind Kulkarni, Onco-Radiologist, Dr. Sharad Hardikar and Dr. Sahastrabuddhe were some of the eminent personalities present on the dias.
In the next session, aims, objectives and future plans of Cancer Research Project were explained by Dr. Vineeta Deshmukh, incharge of the project.
Afternoon session began with ‘Dialogue with patients’. In this session, patients who were benefited by the project shared their experiences and encouraged other patients and relatives. Dr. Vijay Doiphode, Dean – Ayurved Faculty of Pune University was the Chief guest.
To create awareness about Cancer among the masses, lectures on various topics were arranged. Holistic aspect of Cancer, Tobacco and Cancer, Cancer and Vegetarian diet, Herbal medicines on Cancer, Cancer and Ayurved were the various topics discussed. Dr. Kalyan Gangwal, Hon. Consultant, K.E.M. hospital and Pune hospital explained the importance of vegetarian diet.. Dr. Mahesh Kanojia researcher in herbal medication, gave description of various herbs beneficial in the treatment of Cancer.
In his lecture on holistic approach, Dr. Kulkarni explained the importance of three P’s viz. Physiology, Pathology and Psychology, so also the importance of diet, yoga and pranayama in maintaining health. Vaidya Dilip Gadgil expressed his views regarding treatment on Cancer. Ayurved helps in prolonging the life span of the patient and reducing the pain and suffering to some extent. The next day’s program started with second session on ‘Dialogue with patients’ in which the patients expressed their views and benefits from ayurvedic treatment. Dr. Deepak Tilak, Vice-chancellor of Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth was the Chief guest.
11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. was marked by the felicitation of the doctors and staff who had lent a helping hand in this project. Dr. S. N. Navalgundkar, Ex – Vice Chancellor, Pune Vidyapeeth, graced the function. In his speech he said that a scientific approach and mindset is necessary for conducting research.
The next session was Cancer Interactive Session where a panel of experts – Dr. Arvind Kulkarni, Dr. Shirish Kumthekar, Dr. Dhananjay Kelkar, Dr. Anuradha Sovani, Dr. Arvind Sangamnerkar, Dr. Mahesh Kanojia, Vd. Sardeshmukh, Vd. Dilip Gadgil, Vd. Vilas Nanal answered the questions put forth by the audience. Vd. Prashant Suru conducted this session.
Ayurvedic aspect regarding Cancer, its treatment, benefits of diet, various investigations to be done to detect Cancer at an early stage were some of the questions answered by the panelists. Views were expressed about the effects of changing lifestyle , disturbed mental state, the benefits of alternative therapies etc. Shri. Vijay Kuvalekar, well-known journalist & literary personality was the Chief guest. In his speech, he praised the co-ordination of various pathies for the welfare of the patient.
The Thanks giving and Concluding session started at 5.30 p.m. in the presence of Hon. Dr. S. F. Patil, Hon. Vice-Chancellor, Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deem Vidyapeeth) who presided as the Chief guest. He expressed the need for further research on Cancer in the field of Ayurved. In his concluding speech, Dr. Arvind Kulkarni opined that combined efforts of Ayurved and Allopathy are essential to combat Cancer.

Cancer Awareness Program "Solapur"

Various programs are arranged from the point of view of increasing awareness about Cancer and it’s causes.

Following Healthy lifestyle one can keep Cancer at bay. Also we have observed that their are lot of myths and misunderstanding in the minds of laymen as well as cancer patients and their relatives.

So Cancer Research Project undertaken by Ayurved Hospital & Research Centre of Bharatiya Sanskriti Darshan Trust has been arranging various programs for increasing awareness among society about cancer.

Exhibitions are arranged displaying informatin is easy to understand language with supportive pictures explaining causes, symptoms and guidelines about Cancer.

A book ‘Cancer – Ayurved’ has been published explaining Cancer from Ayurvedic perspective in detail and also giving elaboration about causes, symptoms of Cancer.

Open sessions are arranged frequently to answer the queries arising in common man’s mind about cancer which are answered by a panel of experts.

Cancer Detection Camps are arranged to detect Cancer at initial stage.

Articles about Cancer.are published regularly in various newspapers, magazines etc.

Project Activity Day

Cancer Research Project of Ayurved Hospital and Research Center undertaken by Bharatiya Sanskriti Darshan Trust had organised a one day event ‘Cancer Project Activity Day’. Various events in this programme were as follows –

  • campsFree Cancer consultation camp and counseling for Cancer patients.
  • Exhibition on Ayurved and Cancer.
  • Inauguration of books :
      • Book published by Bharatiya Sanskriti Darshan Trust :
        a. Cancer Ayurved
      • Written by Dr. Arvind Kulkarni :
        a. War against Cancer
        b. Karkaroga Prashnottari Marathi
        c. Karkaroga Prashnottari Gujrathi
      • Inauguration of booklet of Bharatiya Sanskriti Darshan Trust’s Atharva Ayurved Pharmaceuticals.

As a part of the event a free Cancer consultation camp was organised in the morning at Dr. Antonio D’silva High School, S.K.Bole Road, Dadar (West) Renowned advocate and one of the Trustees of Bharatiya Sanskriti Darshan Trust Respected Shri. C. R. Dalvi presided over the function. Patients with confirmed Cancer reports were registered in the camp. Around 57 patients benefitted. Renowned Marathi writer
Shri. Vijay Tendulkar inaugurated the exhibition on Ayurved and Cancer. Afternoon session began with the inauguration of books written by Dr. Arvind Kulkarni and also book published by the Trust. ‘Karkaroga Prashnottari (Marathi) & Book on Cancer- Ayurved were inaugurated by Dr. V. B. Athavale. ‘Karkaroga Prashnottari’ (Gujrathi), was inaugurated by renowned surgeon Dr. Vishnu Acharya. Those who helped in the publication were felicitated by Shri. C. R. Dalvi. The afternoon session was marked by the question and response program attended by a forum of eminent physicians in their respective fields. Doctors from both the pathies Allopathy and Ayurved helped the patients and their relatives by solving various emotional, scientific and social problems. A few patients shared their personal experiences, which proved to be a great moral boost to the patients who attended. Patients expressed their desire to organize more such sessions in the future.

Cancer Check-up Camp
Kolhapur
15/08/2012

“Integrated Cancer Treatment and Research Centre” of Ayurved Hospital & Research Centre of Bharatiya Sanskriti Darshan Trust, Wagholi organized a Free Cancer  Consultation  Camp at Omkar  Polyclinic Hospital, near Kolekar Tikti, Mangalwar peth , Kolhapur on 15/08/2012 under the guidance of Dr. S. P. Sardeshmukh.
The main aim of this Health camp was check up of cancer patients from Ayurvedic perspective ,along with spreading awareness about cancer.
A huge contribution was made by Respected Dr. S. P. Sardeshmukh Sir (Director ICTRC) & Dr.Vineeta Deshmukh (Deputy Director ICTRC) personally examined the patients, guided them regarding the dietary rules, behavioral regime and advised Ayurvedic line of treatment. They were assisted by expertise team of Ayurvedic Doctors – Dr. Sameer Gore , Dr. Shriram Agashe , Dr.Abhishek Salunkhe & Dr. Mrs. Amruta Salunkhe. The participation of paramedical staff like Mr. Prasanna Malpathak  & Miss Pallavi Rajput  proved to be helpful.
The camp started at 9:00 am and successfully concluded at
1: 00 pm. In all 21 patient attended the camp and were benefited through this camp.