The court said that there was no evidence to prove that the patient suffered from lung cancer due to his addiction to smoking, apart from the mention of 'addiction smoking' on the treatment papers.
Doctors at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences here have observed a 20% rise in the number of lung cancer patients reporting at the hospital as compared to the pre-Covid lockdown period.
The ratio of smokers and non-smokers getting lung cancer is 20:1. However, there are additional factors affecting women.
The group now has 318 approvals and has so far filed over 400 abbreviated new drug applications since the commencement of the filing process in financial year 2003-04.