Know Breast Cancer


    Current Statistics

  • Breast Cancer is the commonest form of Cancer in women worldwide.
  • Breast Cancer is an urban disease
  • Every 3 minute a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer.
  • Every year about 100000 women get diagnosed with breast cancer
  • 1 in every 22 women in india is likely to suffer from breast cancer.
  • Source- ICMR Study

  • Malwa belt of Punjab has the highest incidence of breast cancer in india.
  • Source- Roko Cancer Survey

  • 1% of Breast Cancer patients are men.
  • Breast cancer is growing in a manner that if its incidence is not controlled, it can be very dangerous.
  • Risk Factors

  • Being female
  • Getting older
  • Family history
  • Genetics
  • Having children after 30
  • Being Overweight
  • High socioeconomic status
  • Drinking alcohol
  • Not exercising
  • Having first period before 12
  • Current/recent use of birth control pills
  • ot breastfeeding