Sunday, 4 November 2012

cancer awareness walk

New Delhi:(Page3 News Network)-Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh's wife Ms Gursharan Kaur along with hundreds of people today walked to express solidarity with patients with cervical cancer.
Ms Kaur flagged off the annual awareness walk organised by the NGO Indian Cancer Society in New Delhi. She walked half a kilometre to create awareness about cervical cancer that it can be prevented through vaccination and screening.
General public, cancer patients and survivors, school and college students, and army personnel participated in the march. About 74,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year. The incidence rate rises in 30-34-year-old women and climbs at 55-65 years.

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