Thiruvananthapuram becomes country's 'breast cancer capital'


Posted on:15 Nov 2016 18:09:07

Thiruvananthapuram becomes country's 'breast cancer capital'
15 November 2016 Current Affairs: Thiruvananthapuram has been termed as the country's breast cancer capital, with cases at a record high of 40 per lakh of population.

The revelation was made during the Kerala Chapter of Indian Radiological and Imaging Association (IRIA) Conference here last week. It noted that 50 per cent of breast cancer is occurring in the age group of under 50 years. Nine lakh women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year and it is the second most common malignancy next to cervical cancer.


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