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Vijay Utsav 

The Goa chapter of Sanjeevani.. Life Beyond Cancer joined forces with Goa Medical College to celebrate the achievements of breast cancer victors through a program - Vijay Utsav. This event saw a high spirited group of 75 survivors and caregivers who had a passion for life and a positive outlook to everything. 

The occasion was graced  by Dr Anupama Borker (Senior Consultant  Department of Medical and Pediatric Oncology), Dr Shivanand Bandekar (Dean Goa Medical College) , Dr Rajnanda (Public Health Department), Mrs Ruby Ahluwalia (Founder of Sanjeevani-Life Beyond Cancer) ,Chandan Sawant (Cancer Victor) and Sr Margaret of (Oncology Department.) 

The program was organised by Dr Borker and her team who arranged a “pink and white” theme for the occasion and ensured that everyone had a merry time. Breast Cancer victors Prashanti Talpankar, Shyamal Vaigankar, Vrinda Tavora and others shared their experiences with the attendees which was followed by a Victory Parade featuring all the survivors. Various NGOs like  Sabrcare and Muskaan made this beautiful accession a success!  The event was largely covered in many local English and Konkani newspapers and also on the news channel- Goa 365!


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