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The Nadkarni medical foundation was started in 2011 by Dr. Kishore and Dr. Purnima Nadkarni, for doing social work in the field of infertility. In 2012, Dr. Akshay added the cancer awareness initiative through this foundation. The foundation is giving subsidized treatment to poor patients for infertility, since last two years.

Since March 2012, the foundation has started its activities for cancer patients and for cancer awareness.

The whole motive and objective of making the foundation was to have a platform to serve the needy poor getting cancer/infertility.

We have been doing following activities in last 1 year: (CANCER AWARENESS ACTIVITIES FOR EARLY DETECTION)

Holding camps- free checkups and screening and cancer detection tests at <50% standard rates. Already 5 major camps conducted:

  • FEB 3RD world cancer day 2012- saw 65 patients and given 4 patients free treatment and surgery.
  • 1st week after opening 7 DAY FREE CAMP MARCH 25TH -30TH-2012. It screened 180 patients and the department did ten cancer surgeries at subsidized rates. Newly diagnosed cases due to screening in the camp—5
  • WORLD ANTI TOBACCO DAY 31ST MAY-LAUNCH OF ANTI TOBACCO CAMPAIGN
  • Screened 140 patients and detected 5 new cases of cancer, apart from treating 8 already diagnosed cancer patients as subsidised rates(surgery and chemotherapy)
  1. MORE THAN 40 INDUSTRIES VISITED 3C CANCER TEAM (VAPI/DAMAN/SILVASA/ATUL) GIVING FREE LECTURES ON LCD PROJECTORS WITH INNOVATIVE SPEECHES, PRESENTATIONS, PLAYSAND INTERACTIVE DE ADDICATION SESSIONS.
  2.  DE ADDICTION CENTRE STARTED AT 3C CANCER CENTRE- FREE COUNSULTATION AND COUNSELLING WITH ROUND THE CLOCK FREE PRESENTATION AND PAMPLETS BEING DISTURBED TO PATIENTS.
  • WOMAN CANCER AWARENESS WEEK 17TH TO 22ND JUNE 2012
  1.  Meetings with social woman organizations like Vapi Maharashtra mahila mandal, Bori samaj, Lioness Club Vapi Silvassa, shri Krishna cancer aid foundation, and many others for holding presentations and lectures- FREE OF COST- for exclusive women, for encouraging SCREENING for BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCERS.
  2. FREE COUPON DISTRIBUTION AT THE END OF LECTURES FOR MAMMOGRAPHIES AND PAPS SMEAR DONE AT 30% RATES.
  • FREEDOM FROM CANCER INITIATIVE 1sTH AUGUST 2012
  1. 1 day FREE CAMP where all the cancer patients operated at the centre, were invited with their family and had a get to gether and live press conference where the patients and relatives highlighted their experience about going through cancer treatment and the effects of tobacco on their family. They encouraged others to stop tobacco and proved that cancer, if detected early, can be cured.
  2. 55 patients checked and 3 detected of cancer.
  • DIWALI SPECIAL WEEK OFFER - CELEBRATED 2012 DIWALI WITH- cancer screening packages whole body checkups, males, females,, separate packages where FREE CONSULTATION followed by <50o/o rate packages for cancer screening and early detection.
  •  Apart from all the above activities, the cancer centre is publishing data and awareness news and pamphlets to rural and urban patients of valsad district every month, as handbills in news papers, awareness articles in Newspapers, interviews on news channels and is persistently Encouraging people and organizations for holding Lectures/presentations for spreading the awareness of cancer symptoms/prevention modalities and concept of screening, with a whole and sole motive for EARLY CANCER DETECTION.
  • Many peripheral rural camps in association with other organizations like LIONS Club, Silvassa, Krishna Cancer Aid, Lions Club Bhilad, etc for organizing FREE CHECK UP CAMPS in rural areas, free blood  investigations, paps smears and checkups.
  • ALSO, any poor patient who comes to the cancer centre, who cannot afford the standard rates of the centre, is being offered many options:
  • 50% discount in whatever treatment charges if pt is BPL or is Poor (even without BPL card) - expenses paid by Nadkarni Medical Foundation.
  • Antibiotics and analgesics, which form a major portion of the extra expenses for a patient getting operated for cancer, is being provided free for all cancer patients in the general ward of 3C cancer care centre. These drugs are purchased and stock kept for such patients ( by Nadkarni medical Foundation)
  • Any patient for palliative care ( terminally ill cancer patient) is getting 10% discount of the final bill - all patients irrespective of affordability
  • All patients needing adjuvant treatment in the form of chemotherapy are given chemotherapy injections at minimal rates/FREE, (case to case basis)
  • Free chemotherapy to general ward patients. ( NMF)