Cancer survivor Sonali Bendre takes part in discussion at the 5th International Conference of CAHOCON
"Early detection is most important. Right now the disease is less scary the treatment is actually more frightening and painful. If it were detected early, the cost of treatment would have been less. It would also have been a lesser painful treatment," Sonali said Saturday at the fifth International Conference "CAHOCON 2019", organised by Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organisation (CAHO).
"I wish I knew about it. I wouldn't have thought this would happen to me... I felt if this was so prevalent why did I not know about it," she said.
Sonali recalled a lot of people were shocked with her cancer diagnosis.
"Lot of people said how could I get it as my lifestyle was so healthy. Even I was like 'Why I have got it?' Then I heard a lot of stories and realised anybody could get it."
The actor said an open discussion on cancer is very essential to foster awareness on a wider level.
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