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In India, 60-70% of patients present in advanced stages due to various reasons. In the West, the numbers are at 20-30%. Breast cancer is a potentially curable disease and after completion of appropriate standardised treatment, a patient’s life is almost like normal healthy individuals
In USA, there are 234,087 new breast cancer cases annually with 41,904 (17.9%) deaths while in India there are 162,468 new cases annually with 87,090 (53.6%) deaths By: Dr. Shilpa Lad India is a large, populous, and diverse nation and is home...
Raising the awareness bar on breast cancer detection techniques By: Dr. Mukta Mahajan India is experiencing an unprecedented rise in the number of breast cancer cases across all sections of society, accounting for 27% of all cancers in women, less than 10% of...
An Insight with Dr. Aashish Chaudhry, Managing Director, Aakash Healthcare By: Jayata Sharma From the originators of Aakash Institute, has come a hospital brand called Aakash Healthcare Super Speciality Hospital. As an institute coaching students to become medical practitioners, opening up a hospital was...
‘Gender empowerment is a national imperative’ By: Jayata Sharma She is widely recognised for her contributions in making high quality healthcare accessible to millions across the country and also for her support to various entities and industry bodies, working for the betterment of...
By: Jayata Sharma Empowerment and strength come from within. At times, a little nudge from the outside helps us discover our inner value and potential. To enable this very light, we bring to you each month, a dialogue with a woman who stands as an example of...
Procedures such as an LBC test significantly enhances the clinical reliability by minimising the need for multiple samples By: Dr. Sachin Kolte In India, cervical cancer accounts for almost 14% of all female cancer cases. In 2018 alone, almost 0.1 million new...
By: Jayata Sharma An interview with Ms. Shubhra Thakur, Head – Health Economics and Government Affairs, Boston Scientific India Empowerment and strength come from within. At times, a little nudge from the outside helps us discover our inner value and...
By: Dr. Nalini Gupta Every eight minutes, a woman dies of cervical cancer in India, reveals the National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research. Come 2020, an additional 148,624 new cases of cervical cancer will be added to the existing disease burden, each year. Primarily caused by sexually...
Women as early as 21, or even at the onset of puberty, must develop a habit of routine checkups for HPVs and traces of cervical cancer By: Dr Meeta Nakhare Deepa, 26 and a mother, recalls her experience of battling with cervical...