To mark the occasion of the Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA) reaching a historic milestone – completing 50 years in its dedication to cancer management – Shri C Vidyasagar Rao, the honourable Governor of Maharashtra unveiled CPAA postal stamp cover at Raj Bhavan. Also present on the occasion were Swati Pandey, Postmaster General, Mumbai Region and YK Sapru.
For the association, cancer is more than just the disease and that the lack of knowledge regarding lifestyles as well as the stigma related to this disease during treatment and after, are tackled. It works alongside medical oncologists, physicians and hospitals, focusing on education, awareness, early detection, cancer insurance, treatment support, guidance, counselling, rehabilitation and research.
Speaking at the occasion, C Vidyasagar Rao, said, “It is a great pleasure and privilege for me to be here today on the occasion of release of special cover on celebrating of 50 years of cancer care. I need to mentioned Sir, Albert Einstein who said – Only a Life lived for others is a life worth living. It is proud privilege to release this special cover with special cancellation on the occasion of the golden jubilee of the CPAA.”
Added Swati Pandey, Department of posts has been hand with society in honoring such noble causes. We strive to bring fore to the world India’s rich cultural heritage, natural Diversity and history through its Commemorative Postage Stamps. Indian Postage stamps are the mute raconteurs of the rich complexities of this land and an important pivot in our cultural history.”