Goa's Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai tweeted on Sunday stating that cancer can not only kill the dreams of a patient and his family but also of a state. The tweet comes in after the ailment of Goa's Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar being treated for advanced pancreatic cancer.// "#Cancer is a disease that can not only kill the dreams of the patient & his family, but can also kill the dreams of a state! Timely checkup vital for prevention!#WeForFatorda will conduct breast cancer checkups ward wise in Fatorda soon. Me @ AIMA's #CancerAwarenessCamp @#Fatorda," Sardesai tweeted.
‘Cancer is a deadly disease involving abnormal cell growth, which can be successfully treated if diagnosed at a very early stage.’Parrikar was diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer in February 2018 and has been in and out of hospitals in Goa, Mumbai, Delhi and New York since.
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He was admitted to the Goa Medical College for nearly a week last month following internal bleeding.
On Sunday, he was taken to a top state government-run hospital for a health check-up and was released soon after.