Cancer Basics - Epidemiology

After cardiac diseases, cancer has emerged as an important cause of morbidity and mortality in India. The top 5 cancers among men are lung, head & neck region (mouth, tongue and larynx), prostate and oesophagus. While among women - breast, cervix, ovary, oral cavity and uterine cancer are most common. There is also significant geographical variation in the incidence of cancer in India. What do you feel about this deadly diseases, please share your thoughts.............



Demographic prevalence is related to life style Sex variation is well described Yes early detection will help in prevention But almost all types of cancers are fatal and difficult to retrieve Yes education awareness and periodically medical examination are steps will help Social camps by clubs and societies will help in detection

Thanx dr Dinesh Gupta

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After cardiac disease cancer has emerged is important cause of morbidity and mortality in INDIA Lung cancer head cancer neck cancer Prostate and oedophagus cancer Among women Breast cervical ovary and uterine cancer are leading cause of morbidity & morality Present circumstances and awareness of the patient and doctors interest cancer is diagnosed early stages and helps to reduce or delay of mortality figures We have be very vigorous for time bound regular Chequers up regular mammography , pap scans ,prostate antibody assay , colonoscopy with proper precautionary schedule for any type of cancer It is not the treatment but precautionary investigations can prevent development of cancer or earliest stage of cancer only surgery can completely cure the disease without any need of chemotherapy or radiotherapy I request medi-insight to take initiative to help earliest stage diagnosis can prevent many cancer regaled casualties

Early detection and treatment can be helpful to reduce morbidity and mortality of deadly disease. Regular monitoring and self awareness , education with community participation. Informative and educative post. Thanks for sharing.

Thanks Dr Shivraj Agarwal

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Golden rule for Cancer Early diagnosis and management with Awareness.

Nice illustration,very informative

Thanks ji Doctor for your valuable information... every half hour thin slice of ginger, chiaseeds soaked overnight methidana soaked overnight....lime juice... alkaline



No doubt Indian continental is big site for T B ,CANCER, HTN AND DM. Useful and helpful post

Useful and interesting information with nice presentation

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