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The Changing Face of Breast Cancer in India Breast cancer is the most frequent cancer among women, impacting over 1.5 million women each year, and also causes the greatest number of cancer-related deaths among women. According to health ministry of India breast cancer ranks as the number one cancer among Indian females with rate as high as 25.8 per 100,000 women and mortality of 12.7 per 100,000 women. India continues to have a low survival rate for breast cancer, with only 66.1% women diagnosed with the disease between 2010 and 2014 surviving, a Lancet study found. The US and Australia had survival rates as high as 90%, according to the study. The major reason are Lifestyle changes such as bearing a child late in life, lack of breastfeeding, medical use of hormones, menarche occurring in younger people. In addition to this, we have also explore Health and food related topics like 5 Worst Snacks You Eat every day, Indian Natural Pain-relieving Herbs, Hidden poisons in your mouth, Nano Food Fortification etc.
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