INCIDENTAL RISE OF CANCER
Cancer cases have risen proportionately to population growth. Of which breast and cervical cancer are the commonest among Women in India.India is the only country where percentage of incidences of all cancer put together has remained quite static for the last 25-30 years. For every one lakh population per year its between 90 to100 in big cities, 60 to 70 in mid size towns, and the villages 40-50 Cancer patients. Ever since the first cancer registry was started in India in mid 70’s it has remained the same. Yet when you look at the absolute numbers have risen directly proportional to the growth of the population.
Cancer types are very according to geographical regions. Several factors like diet, habits (Smoking/Chewing/alcohol), lifestyle, environmental factors, genetic diversity etc have an impact.Download