The 20th International Childhood cancer Day (ICCD) is being celebrated today with the purpose of spreading awareness about the High curability of childhood cancer.
Ritiesh and Genelia Deshmukh spent time at the paediatric ward of Tata Memorial Hospital to motivate the children and spread awareness on childhood cancer!
The ICCD, which is celebrated every year, is the opportunity to pay tribute and honor to those currently facing the disease, those who lost their lives as well as survivors of childhood cancer. It’s also a time to celebrate and reflect upon the past successes and work together, collaborate for improvement of childhood cancer survival globally.
Over 70,000 new cancer cases are treated every year in the hospital, 3000 of whom are children, coming from not only all over India, but from neighboring countries as well. ImPaCCT Foundation is the Paediatric foundation of the hospital, which helps insure that each and every child coming to the hospital gets the best chance at Cure!