TRENDS OF BREAST CANCER IN INDIA

SOURCE OF OFFCIAL INDIAN DATA

The data that has been represented on this site, has been referenced from the following official Indian registries, which are subsets of the National Cancer Registry Programme:

  • Three Year Report of the Population Based Cancer Registries 2009 - 2011.

  • Consolidated Report of the Hospital Based Cancer Registries 2007 - 2011.

On the left, you can click the individual cities, to know the cancer statistics related to those cities, or you could click the last link, for a global comparison. For each city, the following points have been discussed, to highlight the problem of breast cancer in India:

  • Incidence of breast cancer in that city. Incidence means, the numbers of cases reported in a particular period, usually a year.

  • Age distribution. This tells us the common age groups of breast cancer

  • Trends over last few decades. This will show how the numbers are rising