Health alert: Cancer rate doubles in India, especially among women

Breast cancer and cervical cancer are ranked as the most frequent cancer in women in India. Out of every 2 women newly diagnosed with breast cancer, one woman will dies due from it

Health alert: Cancer rate doubles in India, especially among women  According to statistics by Cancer India, breast cancer and cervical cancer are ranked as the most frequent cancer in women in India. In India, it has been observed out of every 2 women newly diagnosed with breast cancer, one woman dies of it. India has an estimated population of approximately 2.25 million living with […]

Cervical cancer awareness week observed to highlight importance of screening

Cervical cancer is one of the largest contributors to cancer deaths in women. Yet, unawareness prevails when it comes to its vaccination and screening; leading to rise in deaths each year due to cervical cancer. January 21 to 27 is celebrated as cervical cancer awareness week

Cervical cancer awareness week observed to highlight importance of screeningThe high mortality rate from cervical cancer globally could be reduced through a comprehensive approach that includes prevention, early diagnosis, effective screening and treatment programmes. There are currently vaccines that protect against common cancer-causing types of human papilloma virus and can significantly reduce the risk of cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is the fourth most frequent […]

What you need to know about breast cancer among lactating mothers

Dr Avinash Deo, a medical oncologist, SL Raheja Hospital and Dr Manjiri Mehta, a consultant gynaecologist, an obstetrician, and a laparoscopic surgeon, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi. He shares how little signs can detect the possibilities of breast cancer, and what should a new mother do in these cases

What you need to know about breast cancer among lactating mothersIn India, breast cancer is rapidly increasing and is becoming more common among younger women. The survival rate for breast cancer in Indian is as low as 60%. While a mother is breastfeeding her baby, she should also be concerned about the health of her breast. Breastfeeding women are usually aware of how their breasts […]

Nashik: Doctor adopts 1 lakh girls to spread menstruation awareness

The doctors from Manavata Cancer Hospital, Nashik, Maharashtra, has decided to adopt 1 lakh girls with the aim to adopt provide free sanitary napkins to them. If this campaign kicks off well, their aim is to adopt around 5 lakh more needy girls in future

Nashik: Doctor adopts 1 lakh girls to spread menstruation awarenessOnly 12% women in India use sanitary napkins while menstruating  62 % women in the country, still use a cloth to protect themselves during menstruation days   1.32 lakh new cases of cervical cancer are reported every year in India Menstruation and the use of sanitary napkins is still a kind of a taboo in India. While […]