The virtual-run platform from Gurugram Run2Beat wants to create awareness of early diagnosis of breast cancer
Close to hundred doctors participated in the event and all of them wore pink sarees to create awareness about breast cancer. Patients who recovered from it too participated.
Experts say lifestyle changes as one of the reasons behind rise; women above 30 urged to take regular check-ups.
Though Noida based Ruchi Dhawan’s cancer relapsed twice, in 2014 and 2019, the disease has been well controlled over the years.
In India, where the disease pushes thousands into poverty each year, this would also translate into lower costs of treatment and lower death rates.
The report said that one in 68 males (lung cancer), 1 in 29 females (breast cancer), and 1 in 9 Indians will develop cancer during their lifetime between 0-74 years of age.
The research team looked at cases of breast cancer in women over a 16-year period and took other controlling factors into account.
The 48-year old has been quite vocal and transparent about her struggles, as in 2017 she first broke the news about her breast cancer which has now progressed to stage four.
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Earlier, Seema along with her colleagues had developed a device that could generate two-dimensional images of the breast.
While it is not known for sure what links infertility and early mortality, the stark association with breast cancer points strongly towards hormone-related disorders.
Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who won the Emmy for her portrayal of Selina Meyer in the comedy series "Veep", has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Scientists, including an Indian- American researcher, have identified a molecule that can help treat breast cancer, giving hope to patients who have become resistant to traditional therapies.