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Ludhiana DC flags off Urocancer Awareness Bike Rally

The Fact News Service
Ludhiana, November 7

A impressive motorcycle rally to create awareness about prostate, kidney and bladder cancers and urological problems was organised by PPA Phillaur, Motorcycle club and Uro-Oncology Institute of Aykai Hospital under the leadership of renowned urologist and Transplant surgeon Dr Baldev Singh Aulakh. It was flagged off by Honourable Surabhi Malik, Deputy Commissioner Ludhiana from Rose Garden to Aykai Hospital, Ludhiana who said, she feels enthusiastic to be part of this awareness campaign and one should be very much particular about screening and early checkup.

Dr. Aulakh said prostate, kidney and bladder cancers are major killers if ignored but can be cured by surgery from an experienced urologist if detected early, hence there is need to make public aware. No one should ignore early warning signs like blood in urine, difficulty in passing urine or too frequent urination, pain, loss of weight or appetite. Patient should be more cautious if there is family history, history of smoking, high blood pressure or weight on the higher side.

Dr. Aulakh also added It is estimated that 1 in 2 of us will be affected by a urology condition in our lifetime. Our urology health is vital to our quality of life. But diseases and cancers of the kidneys, bladder, prostate and the male reproductive system are becoming more prevalent and devastating the lives of millions of men, women and children . Moreover, Prostate cancer is a second leading cause of death in men. Good news is if detected early, it is Curable. Hence there is tremendous need to create awareness about prostate cancer, said leading urologist and transplant surgeon Dr Baldev Singh Aulakh of Aykai hospital, Ludhiana .

The Rally was received by respected Kaustubh Sharma, Commissioner of Police Ludhiana & Famour Punjabi Singh Inderjit Mikku who were the chief guest of the felicitation ceremony Kaustubh said These awareness campaigns are societal obligations that we feel are incumbent upon us. It was gratifying to see the participant’s and the staff’s excitement for such a worthy cause.” “The fight against these societal health issues, like Prostate cancer, depends heavily on public awareness.”

Nikku said it is always good to see Dr. Aulakh and his team, taking initiative in making community aware as “Awareness plays an essential role in human life. Such activities will definitely make individuals live a safe and healthy life The motorcyclist and cancer survivors of prostate, kidney and bladder cancers who were operated at Aykai hospital were felicitated by the special guests.

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