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Advances in Complementary & Alternative medicine

What it Means Cancer to a Layman in India

  • Open or Close Venkata Pradeep Babu Koyyala*

    Department of Medical Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, India

    *Corresponding author: Venkata Pradeep Babu Koyyala, Md, Department of Medical Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi-110085, India, Email: pradeepbabu.koyyala@gmail.com

Submission: January 25, 2018; Published: February 08, 2018

ISSN: 2637-7802
Volume1 Issue3

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In India, more than 1300 patients die every day due to cancer. More than 70% of these cancers are diagnosed in the population of age groups between 30 to 70years. As you complete reading this article, two new cancer cases are detected every two-minute at some part of India. The actual incidence and burden may be still very high than these figures these figures are based on population-based registries. The layman approaches cancer with an emotion which astronomy or electricity does not arouse. Patients experience the diagnosis of cancer as one of the most traumatic and revolutionary events that has ever happened to them.

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