Sindhu to support Bridgestone campaign for breast cancer awareness

File Photo : P.V. Sindhu
IANS|11-Oct-2017 19:03

New Delhi, Oct 11 : Olympic silver medallist P.V. Sindhu will support the Bridgestone Pink Valve Cap Donation Drive Campaign to create awareness about breast cancer.

Sindhu, the three-time World Badminton Championships medallist, will help generate funds for the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai that hosts a specialist cancer treatment and research centre to provide cancer treatment and care of underprivileged patients. It will be a three-month-long campaign.

Sindhu, Bridgestone India's brand ambassador said: "I am glad to be associated with Bridgestone India and their campaign for the cause of women's health & safety. Statistics today reveal that almost one out of 28 women in India are at risk of Breast Cancer and eventually, loss of life if the cancer remains undetected.

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"I believe such initiatives, especially for lesser privileged women, are imperative to curb the growth of the disease and will go a long way in making a healthier India."