In india which part of the people more suffering from breast cancer and why?
Punjab women more prone to breast cancer
Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, February 20
Affluence in Punjab and the neighbouring states has led to an increase in the cases of breast cancer among women in the region as compared to other diseases related to changing lifestyle. At the same time, the cases of mouth and lung cancer, mainly caused by smoking and chewing of tobacco, are relatively lower here as compared to other states, says Dr Sewa S. Legha, Director, Melanoma Detection and Treatment Centre at St. Lukes Episcopal Hospital, Texas, USA.
He was in the city yesterday to mobilise the regions doctors to participate in ASCO PanAsia Cancer Conference to be held from February 24 to 26 in New Delhi. He admitted that there were many gaps in the current knowledge of medical science, to understand all the factors causing cancer. However, over the past one decade, a number of drugs, treatment therapies and methods of early detection ...more