Ludhiana, September 19
Aykai Hospital Institute of Uro-Oncology organized a motorcycle rally to mark September as Prostate Cancer Month. A team of 100 bikers including urologist and transplant surgeon and president Aykai, Dr BS Aulakh and his team, Punjab Police Academy, Phillaur and Super Bikers from across the state took part in the rally of 27 km, which went around the city.
The rally started at Guru Nanak Stadium and culminated at Aykai Hospital. The purpose of the rally was to raise awareness in the community about prostate and uro cancer.
The rally was reported by NK Chand, Senior Commissioner, Income Tax, and Mayor Balkar Singh Sandhu. Participants carried signs with information about prostate cancer.
While raising awareness among residents, Dr Baldev Singh Aulakh said: âProstate cancer is the second leading cause of death in men. In general, people worry when they are diagnosed with cancer. But, thanks to today’s technology, cancer patients have a high survival rate and travel has become easier. Therefore, there is a huge need to raise awareness about prostate cancer. “
“The motive for this gathering is to enlighten more and more people in our city to come forward and be investigated to avoid future complications,” added Dr Aulakh. The rally was hosted by singer and performers Amar Noorie, Feroz Khan, Kamal Khan and Masha Ali.
The runners were congratulated by Noorie and his team. Noorie said: âConsciousness plays a vital role in human life. Such activities will certainly enable individuals to live safe and healthy lives. “âTNS