AND YOU THOUGHT YOU WERE AWARE?? READ THESE FACTS...

  • Breast cancer is the MOST COMMON CANCER in women all over India and accounts for 25% to 31% of all cancers in women in Indian cities. (Source: PBCR 2009 - 2011 )

  • We are witnessing an AGE SHIFT, and the average age of developing breast cancer has shifted from 50 - 70 years to 30 - 50 years; and cancers in the young tend to be more aggressive.

  • Awareness and understanding of this disease is half the war won already; and will help in making correct decisions and selecting correct doctor for the treatment.

  • According to Globocan (WHO), for the year 2012, an estimated 70218 women died in India due to breast cancer, more than any other country in the world (second: China - 47984 deaths and third: US - 43909 deaths ). Notice the difference in numbers!

  • In India, many non oncology medical professionals (General Surgeons, Gynecologists etc.) tend to treat breast cancer themselves, there are a lot of incorrect decisions, unwanted investigations, and inadequate surgeries, and this directly affects the outcome and longevity of the patient.


Welcome to BreastCancerIndia.net, your one stop resource for all your questions regarding breast cancer in India. Our aim is to provide a clear understanding of breast cancer, its gravity and significance in India and to pass on the message that this is one condition we can very much detect early and take appropriate steps to treat it

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