Breast cancer scenario in a regional cancer centre in Eastern India over eight years--still a major public health problem.

@article{Datta2012BreastCS,
  title={Breast cancer scenario in a regional cancer centre in Eastern India over eight years--still a major public health problem.},
  author={Karabi Datta and Maitrayee Choudhuri and Subhas Guha and Jaydip Biswas},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={809-13}
}
In spite of screening and early diagnostic tests, the upward trend of breast cancer has become a matter of great concern in both developed and developing countries. The data collected by Population Based Cancer Registry in Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, a regional cancer centre in Kolkata, from 1997 to 2004 gives an insight about the scenario of breast cancer in this part of Eastern India. The total no of female breast cancer cases were steadily increasing from 1997 to 2001 and only… CONTINUE READING
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