NEW DELHI, Nov. 3 (Xinhua) — The number of Cancer cases, including oral, cervical and breast cancer, rose by over 300 percent in India between 2017 and 2018, a latest official data has revealed.

According to the data, out of the 65 million people who visited the NCD clinics for screening, 160,000 were diagnosed with one of the cancers, as compared to 39,635 cases diagnosed in 2017.

Most of these cases were diagnosed at the Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) clinics run by the Indian government, said the data compiled by the National Health Profile-2019.

 

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