Cancer incidence in India to double every 20 years: Study

As India continues to age, cancer cases will double every 20 years, says report

Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha, which are currently passing through huge epidemiological changes, will bear the biggest cancer burden in the next 10-20 years, a study has shown.

These States, which already have a huge gap in demand and supply of cancer treatment facilities, will face even bigger challenges if steps are not taken to address the gap immediately, said the study, which appeared in the latest issue of the Journal of Global Oncology. READ MORE

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