Global early-onset cancer cases have increased

Hindustan Times November 18, 2023, 02:00 PM UTC

Summary: A recent study found global early-onset cancer cases increased from 1.82 million in 1990 to 3.26 million in 2019. Factors contributing to this rise include lifestyle changes, better diagnostic tools, addiction to smoking and alcohol, urbanization, and pollution. Experts emphasize the importance of a healthy lifestyle, early detection, and screening to prevent cancer. Common cancers in India include breast, head and neck, lung, colorectal, and stomach cancer. Dr. Vinay Gaikwad and Dr. Rajat Bajaj provide insights and prevention tips.

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