Cancer scenario in India and its comparison with rest of the world and future perspectives

Authors

  • Sanjeev Kishore All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh - 249203, Uttarakhand
  • Kamini Kiran All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh - 249203, Uttarakhand

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2019.v31i01.001

Keywords:

Cancer

Abstract

Cancer remains the scourge of mankind, lets us not delude ourselves. Despite recent advances in molecular biology and very advanced techniques leading to early detection of malignant tumours and despite newer drugs and use of nanotechnology an adjunct measures for targeted therapy, cancer remains the most deadly enemy and killer of mankind. Thus cancer remains the single most factor for increase mortality and morbidity of human being as well as for entire nation, impacting its manpower and economy. It is this vicious cycle that needs to be controlled, broken and irradiated which at present appears to be a herculean tasks although not an impossible one.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

References

Bray F, Ferlay J, Soerjomataram I, Siegel RL, Torre LA, Jemal A. Global cancer statistics 2018: GLOBOCAN estimates of incidence and mortality worldwide for 36 cancers in 185 countries. CA Cancer J Clin. 2018 Nov;68(6):394-424. doi: 10.3322/caac.21492. Epub 2018 Sep 12. PubMed PMID: 30207593.[PubMed]

Ferlay J, Soerjomataram I, Dikshit R, Eser S, Mathers C, Rebelo M, Parkin DM, Forman D, Bray F. Cancer incidence and mortality worldwide: sources, methods and major patterns in GLOBOCAN 2012. Int J Cancer. 2015 Mar 1;136(5):E359-86. doi: 10.1002/ijc.29210. Epub 2014 Oct 9. PubMed PMID: 25220842.[PubMed]

Globocan 2018: India Factsheet.

Indian Council of Medical Research; 2013. National Cancer Registry Programme. Three Year Report of Population Based Cancer Registries: 2009-2011.

Bag A, Rawat S, Pant NK, Jyala NS, Singh A, Pandey KC. Cancer patterns in Nainital and adjoining districts of Uttarakhand: A one year survey. J Nat Sci Biol Med. 2012 Jul;3(2):186-8. doi: 10.4103/0976-9668.101911. PubMed PMID: 23225983; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3510915.[PubMed].

Malvia S, Bagadi SA, Dubey US, Saxena S. Epidemiology of breast cancer in Indian women. Asia Pac J Clin Oncol. 2017 Aug;13(4):289-295. doi: 10.1111/ajco.12661. Epub 2017 Feb 9. Review. PubMed PMID: 28181405.[PubMed].

Varshitha A, Prevalence of Oral Cancer in India. J Pharm. Sci. & Res, 2015; 7(10): 845-848.

Gupta B, Ariyawardana A and Johnson NW, Oral cancer in India continues in epidemic proportions: evidence base and policy initiative. International Dental Journal, 2013; 63: 12–25

Ali I, Wani WA, Saleem K, Cancer Scenario in India With Future Perspectives, Cancer Therapy, 2011; 8: 56-70

The burden of cancers and their variations across the states of India: the Global Burden of Disease Study 1990-2016. Lancet Oncol. 2018 Oct;19(10):1289-1306. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(18)30447-9. Epub 2018 Sep 12. PubMed PMID: 30219626; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6167407.[PubMed].

Downloads

Published

2019-03-31

How to Cite

1.
Kishore S, Kiran K. Cancer scenario in India and its comparison with rest of the world and future perspectives. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 2019 Mar. 31 [cited 2024 Jul. 16];31(1):1-3. Available from: https://www.iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/1073

Issue

Section

Editorial

Most read articles by the same author(s)

Similar Articles

1 2 3 4 5 > >> 

You may also start an advanced similarity search for this article.