CANFRI 2017 ‐ Is a cancer screening and awareness camp scheduled for the 3rd Sept 2017. This is an effort by a group of doctors hailing from rural Chikkaballapur. Amongst them are the honourable of Chikkaballapur MLA Dr Sudhakar, Simha ‐ A minimally invasive colorectal, pelvic and peritoneal onco surgeon from London, Girish ‐ senior clinician in Baptist and Dr Krishnaprasad from Primary care, Chikkaballapur.
Preliminary discussion with our district commissioner Dr. Venkatesh M V. IAS w r t planning a road map involving the primary education and primary health centers was done.
The foundation stone for CANFRI premises was laid on the 08.11.14 at no.112, Angatta village, Nandi Valley, Opposite to QVC hills, Chikkaballapur. The site will see improvement in the existing infrastructure facilities for the resource centre with access to audio-visuals on cancer awareness and monthly cancer health camps.