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Dia Mirza unveils book on cancer survivor

books Updated: Dec 17, 2009 12:59 IST
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Dia MirzaDia Mirza has been supporting many social causes recently. Most recently, the actress participated in an open forum for breast cancer where she launched a book.

Dia has decided to support Prernaa Verma — a national level basketball player who is affected by cancer.

Prernaa, who has been fighting a battle against cancer for the past 11 years, has penned down her struggle. When she asked the gorgeous actress to launch her book, Dia agreed immediately.

Prernaa told a daily, “My journey through the past 11 years has taught me that being prepared mentally and physically is very critical to deal with cancer. Through my writing, I am sharing the steps and philosophy which helped me fight it, so that others can understand how to go through similar challenges.”