The rise and rise of cancer in India
All Indians MatterApril 12, 202400:08:07

The rise and rise of cancer in India

A recent report warns that India is on its way to becoming the “cancer capital of the world”. While tobacco and alcohol abuse remain among the major drivers, artificial preservatives, junk food, cellphone towers, food adulteration and exposure to pollutants are leading causes too.

The solution spans not just more screening facilities but also greater awareness and the use of data for evidence-based policy decisions.

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