Biotechnology is emerging as a cheaper, safe and permanent cure for many diseases. Its contribution to health care appears as a boon.
Latest statistics reveal that a staggering number of around 1300 cancer deaths are reported every single day in India. Indian Council of Medical Researchin their cancer registry has predicted a rise of 25% in the incidence of cancer in India by 2020. All the above factors contribute to such a horrifying figure, and it is high time to generate widespread awareness.
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Continue reading about the alarming scenario of cancer in India that needs immediate attention. More public participation and inclusion of the younger generation in awareness campaigns is required, along with creation of more awareness via all forms of media – print, electronic and digital.
Government funding needs to be increased to develop cancer treatment facilities, as well as to conduct further research on cancer in India.
A quick guide on Types of Cancer in India prevalent by Age Group and Gender. Information includes possible causes, symptoms, treatment option, related facts including survival rate and preventive measures.