Walk to raise awareness about breast cancer

Metro Desk

28th October, 2018 10:56:53 printer

Apollo Hospitals Dhaka organised ‘PinkaThon’ (Breast Cancer Awareness Walk) in the capital’s Bashundhara Residential Area on Saturday to raise awareness about breast cancer.

Over 200 walkers from Persona & Canvas, Dhaka Tribune, Capital Radio, Inner Wheel Club, Radiant Bonsai Society, Everest Academy, Great Bangladesh Runner along staff members and nurses of the hospital participated in the awareness walk, says a press release.

Senior consultants and other senior management of Apollo Hospitals Dhaka attended the event.

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women and men worldwide. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month when various programmes are held around the world to raise awareness and reduce risk.