Laleh Busheri is the CEO of Prashanti Cancer Care Mission (PCCM), which is a non-profit NGO in Pune, working towards eradicating women cancers from the city and touching the lives of over 30000 cancer patients and caregivers by providing prompt diagnosis, free and concessional treatment to the needy, comprehensive, holistic care and support to everyone going through the bewildering maze of challenges the disease brings to its wake, and preparing the patients for a life after the disease.



  • Established Orchids Breast Health Center (OBHC) – a unique Center that has gained reputation of being a one-of-a-kind integrated Center of Excellence for Breast Cancer in India
  • Of the approximately 10,000+ women visiting the center every year, close to 850 patients undergo breast cancer surgery and subsequent treatment
  • There were a lot of freeships given by OBHC in the year 2017: 1460 free chemotherapies, 996 mammograms, 1061 breast ultrasounds, 334 biopsies and internal procedures, 225 surgeries, and a total of 4816 women screened
  • Established and running four mobile breast cancer screening vans, fully equipped with mammography machine and facilities for performing breast and cervical cancer screening, which has now screened over thousands of women all over Pune
  • Founder member of Pink Ribbon Club – the first support group for breast cancer patients and caregivers in Pune
  • Initiated many community activities in Pune to create awareness about the disease like the ‘Our Marathon’, Breast Cancer Symposiums, Social Outreach activities, Awareness Talks that are conducted every year, empowering thousands of women
  • Helped establish International School of Oncoplastic Surgery to train surgeons from across India in the niche field of Oncoplastic Breast Surgery in India
  • “Ray of Hope" by the Asian Breast Cancer Congress (2012)
  • Award for intiating the women’s camp for fighting against cancer by Mukul Madhav Foundation (2013)
  • Woman Achievers Award by Inorbit Mall 2014
  • Femina Powerlist Woman of the Year for Maharashtra (2015)
  • Citadel Honours 2015
  • Tejaswini Puraskar 2015
  • Best Citizens award in Delhi (2016)
  • Women Icon Award at Women Icons Summit and Awards, Singapore (2017)
  • Times of India Power Woman Award (2017)
  • Icons of Pune Women by Lokmat (2017)