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Wacoal Pink Ribbon Charity Concert raises four million baht for breast cancer patients in need

          The highly-anticipated "Wacoal Pink Ribbon Charity Concert" has ended in a beautiful and impressive fashion. The first of such concert by lingerie brand Wacoal under the Wacoal Pink Ribbon breast cancer awareness campaign aimed at raising funds to help underprivileged breast cancer patients and featured one of the hottest singers at the moment, Palitchoke "Peck" Ayanaputra, with Wichayanee "Gam" Pearklin and Niti "Pompam" Chaichitatorn as special guests. All the artists delivered their best singing, dancing, playing and performing for the joy of the audience, and to thank them for joining the good cause in this fulfilling two-hour show at GMM Live House on the eighth floor of CentralWorld.
          Thamarat Chokwatana, President and Vice Executive Chairman of ICC International Plc, says: "I'm very pleased and grateful to the artists' fans and other concertgoers for their heartfelt support for Wacoal's first charity concert, seeing that all 2,000 tickets were sold out in just 10 minutes. We will donate all proceeds of four million baht without deduction to the Oncological (Cancer) Society of Thailand under the Royal Patronage of Her Majesty the Queen, the Ramathibodi Foundation under the Royal Patronage of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn and the National Cancer Institute Foundation for treating underprivileged breast cancer patients."
          The Wacoal Pink Ribbon campaign has continued for 18 years with a mission to keep Thai women safe from breast cancer. In addition to raising awareness of the danger of breast cancer, the campaign urges women to pay more attention to their health by performing breast self-exam every month, receiving a mammogram every year and changing to a healthier lifestyle, as breast cancer can be cured if diagnosed early. The campaign also includes fundraising events and activities relating to disease prevention, treatment and rehabilitation, e.g. exhibitions on breast cancer and appropriate breast check, donations to support relevant researches and medical equipment procurement, hat-making activities, special souvenirs, donations of balancing bras and prosthetic breasts for mastectomy patients, donation of Thailand's first digital mammography mobile unit, and founding of a breast cancer centre at the National Cancer Institute. The funds raised by this successful charity concert will provide chances for many patients in need to regain a happy life.
          Dr Weerawut Imsamran, Director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and President of the Oncological (Cancer) Society of Thailand, says: "Breast cancer is still the most common cancer in Thai women, with more than 13,000 new cases diagnosed each year. Women of any reproductive age are at risk of this disease, particularly those over 40 years old. Most of the patients who died came to the doctor when the cancer has spread, that's why everybody should take good care of their health and see the doctor immediately if there is anything wrong in their breast area. On behalf of underprivileged breast cancer patients in the care of the Society and NCI, I deeply thank all of you for coming together to help them."
          The star of the show, Peck Palitchoke, says: "I'm delighted to be doing something good with my fans to help breast cancer patients, and I want this concert to be a voice and an encouragement for women to care for yourselves and your loved ones so that you will be safe from breast cancer and live to give back to society."