Statistics

Tobacco consumption is increasing; so there is a rise in lung, neck and throat cancer.

Among women, late marriage, early menarche and late menopause are some of the causes of breast cancer. Women are exposed to the female hormone at an early age and that increases the risk of breast cancer.

  • Estimated number of people living with disease : around 5 million and it will rise in coming years.
  • Every year, new cancer patients registered : Over 7 lakh
  • Cancer related deaths : 5,56,400

Deaths in the age group between 3069 years

  • Total 3,95,400 (71% of all cancer related deaths )
  • Men 2,00,100
  • Women 1,95,300

The top five cancers in men and women account for 47.2% of all cancers

Sr no Men Women
1. LIP, ORAL, CAVITY BREAST
2. LUNG CERVIX
3. STOMACH COLORECTUM
4. COLORECTUM OVARY
5. PHARYNX LIP, ORAL, CAVITY