As part of the National Campaign for Early Detection of Breast Cancer, a walk was held in Damascus city on Wednesday amid official and civil participation.

The walk, which was organized by Damascus Health Directorate, kicked off from Zuheir Habi Health Center in al-Jebah area and finished off at al-Sabaa Bahrat Square.

In October, several countries around the world go pink to remind women of early detection of the breast cancer which is considered as the most common type of cancer among women and the fifth most common cause of death, with about 1.7 million new diagnosed cases annually and 571,000 deaths, according to the latest global statistics.

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