Dr. Mane Medical Foundation and Research Center

Rural India

Types of Blood Cancer

Types of Blood Cancer

More than 10,000 cases of childhood leukemia are reported annually in India. According to WHO, incidences of blood cancer cases in India are 71,659 in 2012 out of which 53,678 resulted in deaths. India is the 3rd highest blood cancer cases in the world after USA and China. In 2012, leukemia ranked 9 and Non-Hodgkin’s …

Cervical Cancer: Causes and Symptoms

Cervical Cancer: Causes and Symptoms

Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers in India. According to NICPR, One woman dies of cervical cancer every 8 minutes in India. India has the highest mortality rate for cervical cancer than any other country. Cervical cancer mortality rates in India are 1.6 times higher than the maternal mortality. Indian women, especially …

Indian women suffer from cancer more than men

Indian women suffer from cancer more than men

While worldwide cancer incidence is more in men than in women, India has more cancer incidence in women rather than men. India has the third highest incidence of cancer among women, after China and USA. According to NCIRP, for every 2 women diagnosed with breast cancer, 1 woman dies of it.  According to ‘Call for …

Cancer in Rural India: A Brief Overview

Cancer in Rural India: A Brief Overview

India is a vast nation, and although her cities are fine examples of structured and continual growth in an economy that is developing fast, her rural population is still among the most underdeveloped in the world. The population faces challenges on several fronts and these challenges touch epic proportions when we take into consideration the …