'Pinkathon' held in Delhi to promote breast cancer awareness

A 'pinkathon' was held in Delhi on Sunday to raise awareness about the deadly disease, breast cancer, which claims the lives of millions of women across the world.

ANI| Updated: Sep 14, 2014, 12:29 PM IST

New Delhi: A 'pinkathon' was held in Delhi on Sunday to raise awareness about the deadly disease, breast cancer, which claims the lives of millions of women across the world.

Women of all ages participated in the event by running the marathon, which was sponsored by the State Bank of India (SBI).

Actor Milind Soman was also present at the marathon to encourage the runners.

Breast and cervical cancers have emerged as one of the deadliest cancers in the country, which if not diagnosed on time, can lead to fatal results.