The Laryngectomee Society of Apollo Hospitals, celebrated its 20th anniversary with Para-Badminton World Champion, Ms Manasi Joshi, as the Chief Guest, on Saturday at the Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills. Radio Mirchi RJ Shezzi, conducted the show and Dr Umanath Nayak, Consultant Head & Neck Cancer Surgeon, Apollo Cancer Hospital & Founder President, Laryngectomee Society of Apollo Hospitals, was also present on the occasion. The Laryngectomee Society of Apollo Hospitals is a voluntary self-help rehabilitation group of cancer survivors who have undergone surgery for the removal of their larynx (voice box) as a treatment for advanced cancer of the throat.
On the occasion, RJ Shezzi conducted a live chat-show with the laryngectomees. They shared the ordeal they undergo, the challenges they face in their daily lives and how they overcome them. In unison, they sent a strong message that despite all odds, it’s possible to lead a normal life as cancer survivors.