Kajol and her family were entirely
present at the recent Marathon in support of cancer patients. The event was
flagged off by Tanisha. She also released pink balloons as a symbol of support
to cancer victims. The Orchid Breast Health centre, which is a one stop clinic
offering international standards of breast care organized the event.
Many of them who survived breast
cancer were present and few of them even spoke at the occasion. One of them ran
the 21 km marathon and may win the medal.
Facts on Cancer:
Certain facts on cancer were shared
during the occasion. One of the most important was - Breast cancer can be
prevented and it can be cured to the extent of 95 to 98 percent.
An uncontrollable division of
abnormal cells causes the disease called cancer. Through the blood and lymph
systems, cancer cells can spread to rest of the body parts. There are more than
100 types of cancer prevailing today.
Recent reports in the United States reveal that there
have been 1,665,540 new cancer cases and 585, 720 deaths due to cancer. Healthy
lifestyle habits like eating a healthy diet, regular exercises and keeping away
from smoking can help lower the risk of developing cancer.