Screening can save Indian women from cancer

With over 366 million Indian women over 15 at risk for developing cervical cancer, an Indian American specialist says regular pre-cancer screening can prevent this killer disease.

Cervical cancer is the most common cancer afflicting women in India and almost 73,000 women die from the disease each year,  Of the estimated 530,000 cervical cancer cases globally per year,  India contributes over 134,000 cases, representing more than one-fourth of the world’s cervical cancer burden. Read more…


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