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Title: Cancer Statistics And Scenario In India


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Cancer Statistics And Scenario In India
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  • Cancer Statistics And Facts In India
  • Yearly, nearly 500,000 people die of cancer in
    India. The WHO said this number is expected to
    rise to 700,000 by 2015.
  • 25-30 Lakhs estimated cancer cases at any point
    of time in India
  • 8 Lakhs new cases are detected in India every
    year
  • Lung, lip, throat, neck and oral cancers are
    the most common among men while women suffer more
    from breast, ovarian and cervix cancers.
  • In India, a skewed doctor-to-patient ratio only
    worsens the situation, and the the health
    ministry is working towards a target
    doctor-patient ratio of 11,000 by 2021, which is
    12,000 at present.

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What Is Cancer
  • Cancer is a large group of diseases characterized
    by the uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal
    cells
  • Neoplasm is new growth of tissue that serves no
    physiological function
  • Tumor is clumping of neoplasmic cells
  • Biopsy is microscopic examination of
  • cell development
  • Malignant - cancerous
  • Benign - noncancerous

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What Are The Common Cancers
  • Neck and Head Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Skin cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

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Risk Factors
  • External Factors Chemicals, Viruses,
    Radiation, Lifestyle, Smoking, Tobacco, etc
  • Internal Factors Hormones, Immune Conditions,
    Inherited Mutations

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Symptoms of Cancer
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Breathlessness
  • Fever Fatigue
  • Skin changes (Darker looking skin, Yellowish
    skin and eyes, Reddened skin, etc)

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Symptoms of Cancer
  • Unusual breast changes
  • Coughing up blood
  • Persistent cough
  • Unusual lump or swelling anywhere
  • Many More

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Treatment Of Cancer
  • Cancer treatment depend on the type of cancer you
    have as well as how advanced it is. For example,
    some people with cancer will have only one
    treatment while most people have a combination of
    treatments like surgery with chemotherapy,
    radiation therapy, etc

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Hospitals In India
  • Some great hospitals for cancer treatment in
    India
  • Tata Memorial Hospital
  • Fortis Hospital Jaipur
  • Cancer hospital Delhi
  • Holy Family Hospital
  • Tata hospital Mumbai

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Use Local Search Engines
  • You can also use local search engines such as
    askme, yellowpages, etc, to find a good cancer
    hospitals in your city. Such local search
    engines are able to provide you a list of top
    cancer hospitals in your city with information
    like contact numbers, reviews, etc, which will
    help you in choosing a hospital according your
    needs. So, lets win from cancer by taking proper
    treatment from Holy Family Hospital, a reputed
    hospital in New Delhi.

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Thank You
  • Thats all folks!!
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