“Cancer is a word, not a sentence. Cancer is NOT a death sentence. It’s just one word in your sentence; one part of your life.

In response to the blood cancer awareness, we the VOLUNTARY BLOOD DONORS CLUB of KUMARAGURU COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY decided to conduct a webinar event “Raise The Ampersand” to create awareness about blood cancer. We have conducted the webinar on 21 January 2022 through Microsoft Teams for an hour. The speaker Mazin, Counseling Psychologist, Medical & Psychiatric social worker. An experienced social worker with over 13 years’ experience in the medical & social sectors. Currently, He is working with DKMS-BMST Foundation India as a Senior associate to give blood cancer patients a second chance at life.

The Main Motto of Raise the Ampersand event is to let all know about the ways we have to fight against blood cancer. Thereby we created awareness among the participants about blood cancer.

As a outcome of the event we created awareness about Swab-Kit test and Stem cell Donation amongst all the 110 participants. They acquired sufficient knowledge about blood cancer and how to overcome it. The awareness of blood cancer spread widely, and everyone became familiar with it.