Mr. Duddilla Sridhar Babu, Honorable Minister for Civil Supplies and Legislative Affairs, Government of Andhra Pradesh, was the chief guest for the World Cancer Day event held at American Oncology Institute on 4th February 2013. In observance of World Cancer Day, American Oncology Institute (AOI) has taken initiatives to increase awareness among the public and also highlight the importance of preventative measures and a healthy lifestyle. AOI is starting a student grant for young cancer survivors. AOI plans to continue this grant ever year. Speaking on the occasion Mr. Joe Nicholas, CEO and President, AOI said “We at AOI bring state of the art technology, superior patient care, but most importantly we bring American standards, policies, pathways and procedures. For the best patient care we bring our American standards of treatment.” Dr. M. Babaiah, MD, South India’s preeminent radiation oncologist, serves as AOI’s Medical Director. Dr. Buddharaju, MD, American board-certified with 20 years of practice experience in the US is Chief of Medical Oncology.