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Cancer:Statistics very alarming;Need to act fast: Expert

Kolkata, Feb 04 (UNI) Lifestyle changes and industrial and environmental pollution are among a host of factors leading to an alarming rise in the number of cancer cases in India.
'India sees 1.2 million new cancer cases every year which means one in every four cases reported globally are from India,' Dr Naresh Purohit, Advisor-National Cancer Control Programme told UNI after a seminar on the occasion of World Cancer Day today.
Increasing urbanisation, life style changes, high consumption of tobacco, processed food, industrial and environmental pollution are factors that are spurring an alarming rise in the number of cancer patients in India.
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