Around 110 women die daily from breast cancer in Pakistan

Alicia Farmer
February 4, 2019

Lawmakers make many decisions that impact the lives of Montana touched by cancer and their leadership is vital to defeating this disease. While "cancer of poverty" has not yet been fully controlled, "cancer of affluence" has already hit the country. That compares to more than 90% of high-income countries.

The head of the HZJZ Cancer Registry, Mario Šekorija, said the number of people with malignancies was constantly rising, mostly due to higher life expectancy and the increasingly high number of elderly people. In 2015, there were 680,000 new stomach cancer cases and 500,000 deaths, accounting for almost one-third of all cancers in China.

New cases of cervical cancer rose by 12.2 per cent to 1,304, the organisation says.

While Shaukat Khanum hospital is committed to provide best cancer care facilities to every citizen, irrespective of their ability to pay, it is also imperative to spread awareness about the disease.

"Early diagnosis and proper treatment can cure up to 70 percent of cancer cases".

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The slogan of Japan's cancer detection is "the sooner cancer is detected, the better it is treated". Since 1990, approximately 6 million people in Japan have attended the screening for stomach cancer annually, and gastroscopy is a mandatory part of health check-ups for people aged 40 or above.

A vaccine given to girls to protect them against a virus that causes cervical cancer is a "critical" health tool and access to it should be scaled up as swiftly as possible, especially in poorer countries, cancer experts said on Monday.

How will China deal with the serious problem of cancer? Cancer control planning requires accurate data, including reliable cancer registries and monitoring and evaluation programmes to ensure programmes are appropriately prioritized and to assure quality.

In observance of World Cancer Day on 4th February, which is themed "I Am and I Will", aims at spreading awareness about different types of cancers, so millions of deaths can be prevented, and treatment can be sought on time. A team of oncologist doctors including Gynecologist Dr Veena Aurangabadwala, Oncologist Dr Tanveer Majheed, Oncologist Dr Advait Gore and Oncologist Dr Nilesh Lokeshwar briefed about breast cancer, its common causes and talks on the subject like whether it is curable, self-examination of breast and how one can do it and also on cervical cancer - causes and prevention.

Notably, we can also promote high-level engagement and funding of national programmes. The risk of cancer is increasingbecauseMost of us are living longer!

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