Swapnil Mane born in 1982 at Songaon, a small village on the outskirts of Rahuri, with a small rivulet separating the village from main township. He grew up studying in the local Marathi Medium School. When he was young, he came across a patient Mr. Godase Uncle who was suffering from cancer. Dr. Swapnil Mange wanted to help him in some possible manner he reached out to him mother and said he wish to help Godse Uncle. His mother replied to him how can we help as we hardly earn, and doctor treat only those having money for treatment. Since then Small boy form village dreamed to be doctor to help needy when he grows. Same day young Swapnil decided to dedicate his entire life to treat poor people suffering with cancer. 20 years later, on 1st may 2011, Dr. Swapnil Mane(MBBS, MD, DGO, FCPS, MD - Oncosurgeon) started the journey towards fulfilling his dream of fighting against cancer with the inauguration of ‘Dr. Mane Medical Foundation & Research Center’, a National, social, secular, NGO which stands committed for cancer control at village Rahuri, district of Ahmednagar, Maharashtra.
The foundation is one of the few medical foundations in India which has been recognized by SIRO (Scientific and industrial research organization by Department of science and Technology (Govt. Of India). Under his leadership, Dr. Mane Medical Foundation & Research Center has impacted over 72,000 direct beneficiaries who can’t afford treatment. Today organization runs various programs across Maharashtra to provide free and affordable healthcare to people in need.
According to GLOBOCAN 2020, cancer caused the deaths of 100 lakh across the world last year of which nearly 8.8 lakh were Indians.
Every Year India Reports More than 11 Lakh New Cancer Cases & 70% Cases detected in the advanced stage.
Indian Rural poor families would not have Money & Facility for the cancer care treatment.
Due to Lack fo regular screening and cancer awareness, 1 woman dies of cervical cancer every 8 minutes in India.
Approximately 50,000 children are diagnosed with cancer every year in India, that's about 1 child every 11 minutes.