Last year, Sonali Bendre was diagnosed with high-grade cancer. She had to go to New York to get treatment. She became a beacon of inspiration to millions of fans, as she continuously shared updates of her treatment and was determined to "switch on the sunshine" in her words
Sonali returned to Mumbai in December, and has been very vocal about her journey. At the International Conference organised by Consortium of Accredited Health Organisation (CAHO), she said though the disease is scary, the treatment is more painful.
"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," she said.Read more