40 attend cancer workshop at Max Hospital

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, SAS Nagar
  • Updated: Aug 03, 2014 20:30 IST

The three-day holistic healing workshop for cancer patients concluded at Max Super Specialty Hospital (MSSH) here on Sunday.

The workshop was the joint efforts of MSSH, Holistic Healing Trust, Chandigarh, the Hypnotherapy School of India (HSI) , Aikya The One (ATO) and The Empowerment and Healing Foundation (EHF).

Dr Sachin Gupta, senior consultant, medical oncology at MSSH, said through workshop they intended to support the individual to walk back from sickness to wellness. They had seen a significant improvement in the overall well-being and health of their patients after the first workshop last month.

Dr Gupta said they hoped to organise many such workshops in future not only for cancer patients but also for their staff and doctors who were constantly engaged in dealing with cancer patients. This workshop focused on treating the mind and the soul. They treated the body with chemotherapy, surgery and radiation but were also trying to combine modern medicine and holistic healing approach, Dr Gupta said.

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