The annual walkathon aims to create awareness around cancer and show support to patients
India CSR News Network
NEW DELHI: Metropolis Healthcare Ltd., a leading player in pathology services today announced their association with the CanSupport’s ‘Walk for Life’ to raise awareness around cancer and show solidarity towards cancer patients and their care givers. The walk will be held on February 05, 2017 at Rajpath, New Delhi in time for World Cancer Day, which is observed globally on February 04. Metropolis Healthcare has a specialized oncology testing division – Oncomet which provides diagnostic, predictive and prognostic support.
CanSupport’s ‘Walk for Life; is a much talked about feature where people representing different age groups and professions: students, executives, medical professionals, celebrities, and politicians, walk or run together for one common cause to fight against cancer. Cancer Survivors take part in the ‘Lap of Honor’ to inspire others and show the world their strength.
Ameera Shah, MD, Metropolis Healthcare Ltd “Metropolis Healthcare has always been about improving the lives and overall health of our patients. In the last three years, we have noticed a gradual increase in cancer incidence, especially breast, cervical and oral cancer. Our association with Walk for Life is just another step in that direction; to reach to people, educate them through accurate information, and make a difference to their health.”
Any adult can register for this walkathon for Rs. 300 and students with valid ID for Rs. 200.