V Care Is A Voluntary Support Group Dedicated To Providing Free Help, Hope, Awareness And Education To Cancer Patients And Their Families Through Outreach Programs And Services That Improve The Quality Of Their Lives. Volunteers Are Mostly Cancer Survivors Or Experienced In Taking Care Of Cancer Patients. Or, They Are Passionate To Serve A Cause. V Care Nourishes Cancer Patient'S Mind And Spirits. V Care Foundation Works Continuously And Meaningfully With All Its Stakeholders, Patients, Doctors, Nurses, Patients' Family Members, Its Volunteers, Donors And International Organizations.
Span Of Activities: Useful & Reliable Information, Creating Awareness, Patient & Family Support, Financial Assistance, Support To Children.
FUNDS COLLECTED WILL BE UTILIZED FOR THE BELOW MENTIONED PROJECTS:
FINANCE FOR MEDICINE/SURGERY:
Letters of support are given by the hospital for financial aid for further treatment. Monetary aid is provided by V Care weekly, depending upon the patient's requirement and can vary anywhere from Rs.2,500 to Rs.10,000 per person. About 20-25 patients are helped every week.
Another form of financial assistance is provided in the form of Special Finance - an immediate amount of up to Rs.10,000 given to each patient for treatment. The patient is referred to V Care by their treating doctor primarily from Tata Memorial Hospital and other hospitals, depending on a good prognosis and financial eligibility.
RETINOBLASTOMA: is a malignant tumour of the retina and is the most common intraocular malignancy in children. Tata Memorial Hospital witnesses close to 50 cases of this annually and of these, nearly 15 patients undergo surgery (Enucleation) for removal of the eye. V Care supports this program for all patients. Around 50 patients are helped with Rs. 5000.