Breast cancer trends in Indian residents and emigrants portend an emerging epidemic for India.

@article{Ghumare2007BreastCT,
  title={Breast cancer trends in Indian residents and emigrants portend an emerging epidemic for India.},
  author={Santosh S Ghumare and Joan Elizabeth Cunningham},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2007},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={507-12}
}
PURPOSE As developing nations such as India become increasingly Westernized, incidence rates will increase for many cancers. Presently, breast cancer is the leading cancer site in female residents of India, but rates are considerably lower than in Western countries. Trends observed in Indian immigrants to the West may help predict changes expected in India. METHODS Data were obtained from Indian cancer registries, the SEER program in the USA, IARC scientific database, and published studies… CONTINUE READING

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