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

Celebration of Survivors’ Day Picnic 24

Celebration of Survivors’ Day : Picnic 24

On 7th February, 2024 Hitaishini observed the survivors’ day by arranging a picnic at a big farm house “ Sonar Kella ’’, near Narendrapur. All the volunteers and survivors assembled at the gate of Chittaranjan Cancer Hospital to avail the special car service arranged by Hitaishini to reach the spot. They spent the whole day enjoying with fun and food and returned in the evening.


Sutapa Majumdar passed away

With profound grief and sadness

we inform about the death of Sutapa Majumdar an Executive Member of Hitaishini who passed away on 12th May, 2023 with prolong illness. Inspite of her ailment she was cheerful and energetic. We will miss her more than words can express. She joined Hitaishini in her early twenties after her recovery from breast cancer and served the organization as a very active volunteer for more then twenty years.


Awareness Camp

Awareness Camp on 23rd December 2023

Hitaishini conducted a Breast cancer awareness programme on 23rd December 2023 at Mabarakpur Adwaita Memorial S.C. High School, Purba Medinipur.

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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