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Cancer Institute Foundation

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CIF – ICC Walkathon 2015

ICC Sevathon 2015
July 12, 2015
Baylands Park
999 E Caribbean Dr
Sunnyvale, CA 94089 [ Map ]

Cancer Institute Foundation participated in the annual Sevathon event conducuted by India Community Center. Supporters and volunteers of CIF ran, jogged and walked with friends and family. They participated in 5K, 10K and half marathon events.

CIF thanks all those who participated in the event to bring cancer awareness and raise funds.

Apex Institute

Apex Institute

Aformal announcement elevating the prestigious Cancer Institute (Institute), Adyar, to an ‘apex institute’ by the Union Health Ministry is expected to be made soon. The Institute is rated by the World Health Organization as the top ranking cancer institute in the country.

The Union Health Ministry has recently identified the Cancer Institute as one of the leading tertiary care cancer centers that needs to be strengthened under its National Program for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, CVD and Stroke.Dr. V Shanta said, after the honor is bestowed, the Cancer Institute will be called the ‘State Cancer Institute’ elevating its position from the current ‘Regional Centre for Cancer Care’.

Vinnayium Thaandi Cinemaavaa?

VTC
May 09, 2015
Cañada College Theater
4200 Farm Hill Blvd
Redwood City, CA [ Map ]

Cancer Institute Foundation hosted a fundraising Tamil comedy play by Sacramento based Adade Creations. It is a full length comedy play starring local

CIF also released the book “adayaril innOr aalamaram“. In English it means “another banyan tree in Adyar”. The project took about 18 months to complete. The book motivates the reader to understand the accomplishments of the Cancer Institute, Chennai.

The book was released by Padmasri Dr. George Hart, Professor Emeritus of Tamil, University of Berkeley. The book was received by Dr. M. Shamala, Family Medicine, Dr. Sujatha Narayanan, Department of Oncology, Stanford University, Mr. K. Sridharan & Jayanthi Sridharan, Sankara Eye Foundation, and Mr. C.K. Venkataraman, Publisher of Thendral Tamil magazine.

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Naach Night

Naach Night
March 21, 2015
Alpine Grove
19 South Depot Road
Hollis, NH

Youth Group of Indian Association of New Hampshire (IANH) conducted a fundraising evening of dance “Nach Night” featuring DJ Hevin. IANH youth group is a non-profit community service group run by high school students based in New Hampshire. Each year, they host cultural events which allow kids in the community to cultivate and showcase talents in dance and music. As a youth group, helping other local organization is equally important; each year, they raise money and items to support the local and other non-profit charities. This year they supported CIF via Nach Night. Checkout the event flyer here.

Book Release

Book Release

Cancer Institute Foundation released the book is titled “Adayaril innoru aalamaram”. In English it means “another banyan tree in Adyar”. The book motivates the reader to understand the accomplishments of the Cancer Institute, Chennai.

The book was released by Padmasri Dr. George Hart, Professor Emeritus of Tamil, University of Berkeley on May 9, 2015 during fundraiser Tamil comedy play “vinnyaium thaandi cinemavaa”. The book was received by Dr. M. Shamala, Family Medicine, Dr. Sujatha Narayanan, Department of Oncology, Stanford University, Mr. K. Sridharan & Jayanthi Sridharan, Sankara Eye Foundation, and Mr. C.K. Venkataraman, Publisher of Thendral Tamil magazine.