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...
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...
The rise in young breast cancer patients is an alarming situation, needing urgent attention By: Dr. Balraj Gill Ashima (name changed), a 19-year-old student lost her mother to breast cancer a few years ago. Lately, she had been experiencing slight discomfort in...
By: Dr. Jyoti Arora Every four minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer in India (Cancer India Statistics report). Additionally, one in every 28 Indian women is likely to develop breast cancer during her lifetime. Specifically, in the Indian context, breast cancer is...