Hyderabad, April 16, 2019: To raise awareness on early detection of eye cancer (Retinoblastoma) in children, L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) is organizing the second edition of ‘WHITATHON’ Run on May 19 to commemorate the World Retinoblastoma Awareness Week that will be observed from May 13-19, 2019. VVS Laxman, Tom Moody, Yusuf Pathan and Siddharth Kaul from SunRisers Hyderabad, the Indian Premier League (IPL) team, unveiled the Whitathon T-shirt today, while the Hyderabad Commissioner of Police Sri Anjani Kumar unveiled the Whitathon medal.
Last year, LVPEI treated 1147 cases of retinoblastoma free of cost, thanks to the funds raised through their first edition of Whitathon. This year over 5000 participants are expected. “Let no child die of eye cancer because of lack of awareness and treatment,” said VVS Laxman – the official brand ambassador of Whitathon 2019.
The Run will b...Read More