Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala, who survived cancer, will promote a mobile app to create preventive awareness and help people battling the disease.
Manisha Koirala. Pic/Santa Banta
"I am going to promote an app to help people living with cancer and for others about preventive measures in advance," Manisha said at a press conference here on Thursday.
Manisha, who was here to take part in a health and wellness festival organised by the Grameen Sneh Foundation, said she will formally launch the app on Friday.
"I am launching this app to provide help to people to fight and survive cancer with right information," said Manisha, who is a survivor of ovarian cancer.
According to her, over the years people have been misguided and misinformed about the much-feared disease.
Stating that cancer was curable in 99 percent of the cases if diagnosed at the right time, Manisha said: "People battling cancer face several fearful stories and wrong information. Our app will help them get rid of such things with a positive mindset."
Foundation president Sneha Routray said the app was developed with an aim to provide information about the body, mind and soul to fight cancer.