Hyderabad, 19th January, 2020 : Cure Foundation are organizing a world- class golf tournament, the 6th Biennial 'Cancer Crusaders Invitation Cup', as a fund raiser and awareness initiative, on February 1st and 2nd, 2020, at the Hyderabad Golf Club. This was announced by Tollywood diva Ms Pooja Hegde; Dr P. Vijay Anand Reddy, Founder, CURE Foundation & Director, Apollo Cancer Hospital, Hyderabad; Mr S. Prabhakar Reddy, Managing Director, SLN Terminus Hotels & Resorts Pvt. Ltd.; Mr K.S. Rao, Chairman, Meenakshi Infrastructures Pvt. Ltd.; Mr Bharath, Head of Sales, Pride Jaguar Land Rover; Capt. 3. Vikramdev Rao, President, Hyderabad Golf Association (HGA); Mr Bhaskar Reddy, Captain, HGA; Mr K. Srikanth Rao, Hon. Secretary, HGA and Mr Manish Dayya, General Manager, Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre & HICC, Hyderabad, at a Press conference today at Hyderabad Golf Club.
A theme event, "Walk of life" will be hosted on the evening of February 2nd, 2020, involving celebs including Badminton World Champion PV Sindhu; Former All England Badminton Champion Pullela Gopichand; Dr Sangita Reddy, Jt. Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group & President, FICCI; Dr Shashikala Reddy, Principal, OMC; Pooja Hegde, Actress Rashi Khanna; Former Mrs India, Shilpa Reddy; Divya Reddy, Designer and more. As part of which child cancer survivors, models and ace golfers, will walk on the ramp accompanying the celebs at a glittering fashion Show.
Speaking on the occasion Pooja Hegde said, being associated with a noble cause like this delights me. I appreciate Cure foundation for the amazing work and the yeoman service it is rendering in the crusade against the dreaded disease.
According to Dr. Vijay Anand Reddy, through this event, we intend to raise money and spread cancer awareness in the society through extensive participation from ace golfers, outstanding sports persons, celebrity figures and opinion leaders. CURE Foundation was started in 2003 and through it could help more than 1300 patients till date, to get the State of the art Cancer Care to the needy patients, especially Children. Cancer Awareness Programs always helps and sports are one of the best ways to do so. Decade back we used to see 70% of patients in advanced stages, off late because of extensive Cancer Awareness programs like this, we are able to see 70% of them in early stages and bring solace to the patients.
Last Five Editions of 'Cancer Crusaders Invitation Cup'
The first five editions of the Cancer Crusaders Invitation Cup organized biennially from 2010, were a runaway success. Former Indian cricket skipper Kapil Dev Nikhanj; Actor Nagarjuna; Star Tennis player Sania Mirza; Former All England Champion Pullela Gopichand; Cine Actresses Richa Gangopadhyay, Priyamani, Samantha; Tamannaah Bhatia, Ritika Mohan Singh, Catherine Tresa, Ms Hebah Patel, Ms Daksha; Smt. K. Kavitha, Ms D.K. Aruna, Ms. Katherine Dhanani, Smt. Tejdeep Kaur Menon; Dr Sangita Reddy, Ms Shobana Kamineni, Mrs Shilpa Reddy and more brought tremendous recognition to the tournament by participating along with the golf enthusiasts. This year too, around 250 Golfers are expected to participate in the tournament.
About Cure Foundation
CURE Foundation founded by Dr. P. Vijay Anand Reddy in 2003, is a spirited initiative to create consciousness on cancer prevention, early detection, cure & rehabilitation especially for the needful. In addition to spreading awareness for the benefit of the society, the foundation has facilitated State of the art Cancer Care to over 1300 needy patients, especially Children, till date, and is also engaged in numerous rehabilitation, research and education programs.
About Apollo Cancer Institute, Hyderabad
Apollo Cancer Institute, Hyderabad is the first super-specialty Cancer Hospital in the country. It revolves around hallmark four pillars of excellence. Clinical excellence ensuring outcomes that benchmark with the best in the world. Latest technology, Tomotherapy, Truebeam, Novalis TX, Pet-CT Scan, Varian Brachytherapy, Robotic Surgery, Bone Marrow Transplant Unit etc., helping our oncologists deliver the highest standards of care all the time. Tender Loving Care, the quality of care is significantly enhanced when it is provided from the heart and the Apollo family has made 'Tender Loving Care' its universal mantra. Cost effective care delivered with the unique 'Apollo Way' ensuring complete patient satisfaction at an affordable cost. At Apollo Cancer Hospitals, Hyderabad we cure more cancers.