HITAISHINI is a voluntary non-profit Breast Cancer Support Network, the first of its kind in Eastern India. It is a forum member of Reach-to-Recovery International, head-quartered in Queensland, Australia and one of the founder members of Cancer Care India, New Delhi. Its member volunteers comprise breast cancer survivors and socially committed women. It runs Breast Clinics, attached to Hospitals and Cancer Centres in and around Kolkata, to provide psychological, emotional, medicinal and rehabilitative support to women afflicted with breast cancer. HITAISHINI also conducts Awareness Camps, Seminars, Workshops and 'Walks' to propagate knowledge about breast cancer among the masses.


Smt. Vijaya Mukherjee

Our Services

  • Regular Breast Cancer Clinics are run at different hospitals
  • Gives medicinal support to the poor patients
  • Communicates positive energy to the sufferers of breast cancer patients
  • Provides physical support by teaching exercises to the post-operative patients and by using Pneumatic Compression Devices to avoid lymphedema
  • Works with patients and their families to rehabilitate back in life

About Breast Cancer


The exact cause or causes of breast cancer remain unknown. Yet scientists have identified a number of risk factors that increase a person's chance of getting this disease. Certain risk factors, such as age, are beyond our control; whereas others, like drinking habits, can be modified.

Risk Factors:

Age, Previous Breast Cancer,
Family History Of Breast Cancer, Genetic Mutations.

Become a Member

“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” - Mother Teresa

If you are blessed with the gift of time, please use it to help us. Our volunteers include survivors and some socially committed women from all walks of life. Volunteers can choose to volunteers 2-3 days a week for about 2 hours each day. We are spread across the city, making it easier to select a convenient location for you.

Current Event


International Women’s Day

On this day the 8th March, we proudly celebrate our womanhood with immense joy . We are proud that we are kind, compassionate and have loving souls we love to love. Strength, empowerment, depth and intuition are the elements of femininity that keep us going.
On this day we salute Smt. VIJAYA MUKHERJEE, For she lit the lamp of sacrifice, support and sympathy by founding HITAISHINI...



The Annual General Meeting of Hitaishini was held on 28th August 2021 at 2-30 pm at Dhakuria Office. Due to the restrictions for Covid pandemic, only members of the Executive Committee and few members of Hitaishini were physically present at the meeting . Vijayadi, Dr. Arnab Gupta and other members of Hitaishini virtually joined the meeting through Zoom link.
The welcome address by the Secretary, Smt. Krishna Dutta was presented by Smt. Vidya Pai as Smt. Dutta could not attend the meeting...


Awareness Camp

Awareness Camp on 20th August 2019

Hitaishini conducted an awareness camp at Mahishadal Girls’ College, Midanapore. About 175 girl cadets attended the programme.

Contact Us

  • CD-54, Salt Lake, Sector-1,
  • Kolkata 700064, India,

City Office

  • 67E/2 Maharaja Thakur Road,
  • Kolkata 700031, India
  • hitaishini_india@yahoo.com
  • www.hitaishini.com

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