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The LAJA Cancer Awareness Initiative

The LAJA Cancer Awareness Initiative

Cancer is a word that immediately raises a thousand questions: What is cancer? What are the causes of cancer? How can we prevent cancer? And many more! Dr. Swapnil Mane, as a medical professional and as a committed citizen towards a social cause, has always known that as far as cancer is concerned, education is key. …

Bone Cancer: Symptoms, Types & Treatment

Bone Cancer: Symptoms, Types & Treatment

Bone cancer is usually seen in children. If the cancer cells originate in the bone cells it is Primary bone cancer. If the cancer cells spread from elsewhere then it is Secondary bone cancer or metastasis. Common cancers that spread to bones are Lung, Breast and Prostate cancers. Primary bone cancers are less common when …

Blood Cancer: Risk Factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention

Blood Cancer: Risk Factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention

What are the risk factors of blood cancer? The exact cause of blood cancer is not known yet. However, few risk factors which may lead to blood cancer are: Age, Family history, Viral infections like Human T-cell leukemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1), Radiation, Certain chemotherapy drugs, Genetic disorders like Down syndrome, Li-Fraumeni syndrome, Blood disorders …

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: Treatment and Prevention

Cervical Cancer: Treatment and Prevention

What are the stages of cervical cancer? Determining the stage of cancer can help to estimate how far the cancer has spread and to how many organs. There are 4 stages of cancer: Stage 0: Precancerous cells are present and can lead to cervical cancer. Stage 1: Cancer cells have grown deeper into the tissue …

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 …

Most common cancer in Indian men: Lung Cancer

Most common cancer in Indian men: Lung Cancer

According to National Cancer Registry Programme by Indian Council of Medical Research, around 3.9 million cancer cases were registered in 2016 in India. ICMR claims that almost 40% of these cases are either lung or oral cancer. According to NICPR, around 2,500 people die of tobacco-related diseases in India every day. Oral and lung cancers …

Most common cancer in Indian women: Breast Cancer

Most common cancer in Indian women: Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in India and accounts for 25-32% of all cancers in women. In most of the major cities like Mumbai, Thiruvanantapuram, Chennai, Bangalore Breast cancer is the most common cancer and in rural areas it is the second most common cancer in women. According to National cancer …

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 …