E-Newsletter of Cancer Patients Aid Association - June 2007
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Jhoom with Lara

Colours of Life - 'Thumbprints in Time' :

A special screening of the movie "Jhoom Barabar Jhoom" was organised for our young  patients by Cinemax Multiplexes on June 23, 2007. Actress Lara Dutta's presence made the occasion very special for these 300 children battling cancer. After the show, Lara Dutta spent time with the patients and showered them with special gifts. Each one of them got her autograph as a memento. 


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Summer camp - A piece of childhood that cancer had taken away was restored
CPAA was invited to participate in a unique event organised and sponsored by the Great Lakes Division of the American Cancer Society (ACS) to promote interaction between children who have conquered cancer from all over the world. 57 young delegates from 19 countries joined campers from around USA in this World Oncology Camp on June 16, 2007, in Jackson, Michigan. The camp gave the children a chance to share their experiences with the disease as well as an opportunity to exchange cultures and traditions. The 1,200-acre YMCA facility, located in the Irish Hills area of southeast Michigan, offered swimming, horseback riding, climbing, and other outdoor activities. 

Highlights of this year's camp included songs sung by national delegations around the campfire, a candlelight ceremony with small decorated boats from each country, and the planting of a peace pole at the closing ceremony. Our young delegates Mitali, Ankit, Umapati and Bidurin were accompanied by Dr. Indira Nair and Ms. Gulshan Hodiwalla from CPAA. The one-week summer camp was followed by a home stay with an American host. 

Patient Care - Rs. 2,56,635 disbursed
TOTAL NO. OF PATIENTS AIDED 204
TOTAL NO. OF PATIENTS VISITED AT HOSPITAL, WARD & INSTITUTES 723
TOTAL NO. OF PATIENTS COUNSELED & GUIDED 824
AMBULANCE SERVICE COVERING  1037
Bowled over by Dhoni 
Our young patients from the CPAA Delhi branch had the unique opportunity of meet their cricket idol, Mahinder Singh Dhoni and see him in action at a friendly match played between 2 teams of GE Money at the Ferozshah Kotla Ground on 4th June 2007.

 

Forthcoming events 
Ghazal Khazana - CPAA joins hands with Parents' Association Thalassemic Unit Trust (PATUT), yet again to bring to the city of Mumbai 'Ghazal Khazana' - a festival of Ghazals and Mushairas. This fund-raising concert, a the brain-child of Ghazal Maestro and CPAA Patron, Shri. Pankaj Udhas has been a resounding success since its inception. The concert will be held at the Hilton (Oberoi) Towers on July 27 & 28, 2007. For the first time ever the concert will feature eminent poets like Janab Ahmed Faraaz & Janab Zafar Gorakhpuri reciting their poetry followed by a Ghazal performance by eminent artistes like Anup Jalota, Talat Aziz, Nina & Rajinder Mehta, Mitalee &  Bhupinder Singh, Ahmed and Mohammed Hussain, Penaz Masani, and Pankaj Udhas. For sponsorship details or passes call CPAA office on 2492-4000 / 24928775.

Colours of Life III - 'Thumbprints in Time' : For the third consecutive year, CPAA brings to you "Colours of Life" an art exhibition and sale of paintings by over 100 renowned artists for the cause of children with cancer. The theme of the event this year is "Thumbprints in Time". Children use all kinds of mediums, colours and tools to express themselves-paper and walls; paints, pastels, pencils, brushes and even parts of their bodies, especially fingers. This is especially poignant in the case of a child lost to cancer when these prints become the closest personal memory left of the child.

The paintings range from Rs. 50,000 - Rs. 5 Lakhs. Email aditi.bapat@cpaaindia.org with your complete mailing address if you wish to receive an invite to the exhibition to be held at Cymroza Art Gallery from 6 - 11 August 2007.

List of artist who have participated this year are: 

Abdul Gaffar Sattar, Achuthan Kudallur, Ajay De, Amrit & Rabindra Kaur, Amritraj Koban, Anand Sonar, Anant Nikam, Anindita Singh, Anu Kulkarni, Anu Tideman, Ashok Bhowmick, Atin Basak, B R Paneswar, Babu Xavier, Baiju Parthan, Bhagat Singh, Bharti Prajapati, Bhaskar Rao, Bratin Khan, Brinda Chudasama Miller, Bulbul Sharma, Buwa Shete, Charan Sharma, Datta Bansode, Devidas Dharmadhikari, Dhiraj Chaudhary, Dipak Banerjee, Dipali Bhattacharya, Fatima Ahmed, Ganga Kadakia, Gogi Saroj Pal, Gurcharan Singh, Haku Shah, Hema Joshi, Jagdish Chander, Jai Zharotia, Jaideep Mehrotra, Jaspal Singh, Jatin Das, Jayita Borthakur, Jayshree Burman, Jehangir Jani, Jenny Bhatt, Jogen Chowdhury, Kanchan Chander, Lalita Lajmi, M.F. Husain, Madhuri Bhaduri, Manik Lal Chatterjee, Manjari Chakravarty, Meera Devidayal, Milburn Cherian, Nayanaa Kanodia, Niladri Paul, Nimisha Sharma, Pandurang Tathe, Papri Bose Mehta, Paresh Maiti, Partho Chatterjee, Prafulla Dahanukar, Preeti Varma, Rachana Nagarkar, Ramananda Bandyopadhyay, Ramchandra Shivaji Khadakmal, Ramendranath Chakravorty, Rameshwar Singh, Ramkumar, Ranadip Mukherjee, Ratnadeep Adivrekar, Ravi Mandlik, Rekha Rao, Rini Dhumal, Riyas Komu, Ruxana Pathan, S. G. Vasudev, Sabia, Sadhan Chakraborty, Samir Mondal, Sanatan Dinda, Sanjay Bhattacharya, Sanjay Shelar, Seema Kohli, Shipra Bhattacharya, Shubha Gokhlale, Shuva Prasanna, Shyam Kanu Borthakur, Shyamal Mukherjee, Sudarshan Shetty, Sudip Roy, Suhas Bahulkar, Suhas Roy, Sujata Achrekar, Sunil Padwal, Surjit Khuman, Suryaprakash, Thota Tharani, Vasudeo Kamath, Ved Nayar, Veena Chitrakar, Vijay Achrekar, Vijay Kumar Dhumal, Vikram Kulkarni, Vipta Kapadia, Vrindavan Solanki, Yashwant Shirwadkar, Yogesh Shirwardkar. 

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