Breastfeeding advantages for Women’s Health

Breastfeeding advantages for Women’s Health Dr Prashant Kumar Singh; Dr Shalini Singh National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research For the new-borns, mother’s breast milk is the natural first food. It provides all the essential energy and nutrients that an infant needs for the first six months of life and up to half or more […]

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breast cancer-symptoms and treatment

What is breast cancer? Breast cancer is the malignant tumor (a tumor with the potential to invade other tissues or spread to other parts of the body) that starts in the cells of the breast. It occurs both in men and women. However male breast cancer is rare. Watch More Information @

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The cancer crisis in India

As per Indian Council of Medical Research data, India will have over 17.3 lakh cancer cases by 2020 — a doubling of cases in 25 years. It may see over 8.8 lakh deaths due to the disease, with only 12.5 per cent of the patients receiving treatment in early stages. Read More 

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Cervical cancer screening: Who should have a smear test?

A cervical screening test is a technique of detecting abnormal cells on the cervix. Find out when you should have a smear test. New Delhi: Women aged 25 to 64 are advised to have a cervical screening test, also known as a smear test, within the period recommended for their age. Basically, a cervical screening test […]

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Young Indian women are more vulnerable to breast cancer, says CII report

The incidence of breast cancer is 25.8 per 100,000 women and is expected to rise to 35 per 100,000 women in 2026, says health ministry By Livemint New Delhi: The burden of breast cancer may be far more severe than estimated by the government, revealed a Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) report released on Thursday. CII, […]

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