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50,000 new cancer cases reported every year in Ker

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

As many as 50,000 new cases were reported in the state every year as per a study by WHO, K K told the assembly today.

Breast, thyroid and cervical was found to be more among women, while oral and lung in men, the said while replying to a calling attention to the necessity to control the increasing occurrence of and in the state.

A comprehensive programme for early detection and treatment was being implemented by the government, she said.

The said setting up of a Kerala Grid, a network of all facilities in public and private health sector hospitals, was on and this would play a vital role in in the State.

It was envisaged to provide care, right from prevention to rehabilitation. A for cancer also would be brought out, she said.

Work on preparing a population registry of cancer patients across the state was progressing, she said.

Minister said was also on raise in the state. More centres were opened from government taluk level hospitals, she said.

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First Published: Thu, March 15 2018. 15:50 IST