Breast cancer emerging epidemic proportions in India, say experts

November 1, 2014 7:16 AM

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Breast cancer emerging epidemic proportions in India, say experts

In July this year, she accepted defeat and disappeared into time-wrap. But during the 16 years of her fight against the disease, Anuradha helped the medical fraternity in spreading awareness among women as also to overcome the psychological trauma of cancer affected.

Breast cancer is developing into epidemic proportions in India, and it is now the leading cause of cancer death in Indian women. Roughly 1.5 lakh new cases are being diagnosed every year and close to 70,000 women die of breast cancer, according to Globocan (WHO) Data 2012.

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