phat 18(16): e4

Research Article

Epidemiology of Breast Cancer in Indian Women: Population and Hospital Based study

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  • @ARTICLE{10.4108/eai.13-7-2018.160071,
        author={Deepika  Kumar and Usha  Batra},
        title={Epidemiology of Breast Cancer in Indian Women: Population and Hospital Based study},
        journal={EAI Endorsed Transactions on Pervasive Health and Technology},
        volume={4},
        number={16},
        publisher={EAI},
        journal_a={PHAT},
        year={2018},
        month={10},
        keywords={Breast Cancer, epidemiology, PBCR, HBCR, ICMR},
        doi={10.4108/eai.13-7-2018.160071}
    }
    
  • Deepika Kumar
    Usha Batra
    Year: 2018
    Epidemiology of Breast Cancer in Indian Women: Population and Hospital Based study
    PHAT
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.13-7-2018.160071
Deepika Kumar1,*, Usha Batra1
  • 1: G D Goenka University, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
*Contact email: deepika.kumar@gdgoenka.ac.in

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Breast Cancer is a leading cause of mortality and ranked apex among females all over the world. Early detection and diagnosis of breast cancer may reduce the increasing burden of the disease. With this background, a Population and Hospital based cancer registries have been studied to understand the epidemiology of breast cancer trends in India.

OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study is to gather information provided in different cancer registries and analyze the epidemiology of breast cancer statistics in India.

METHODS: Age Adjusted Rate, Age Specific Rate and Mortality Incidence Ratio has been considered as evaluation metric.

RESULTS: In this study it has been observed that the Age Adjusted Rate and Mortality rate of Breast Cancer has been reported as 25.8 and 12.7 per 100,000 women respectively.

CONCLUSION: Additional awareness & screening programs early diagnosis and treatment facilities can only significantly improve the breast cancer’s clinical picture in India.