Study Shows Increase In Lung Cancers During Last 5 Years In Kashmir
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Srinagar, Nov. 26 -- - In a shocking revelation it has come to the fore that over 10 percent of critically ill patients in Kashmir suffer from lung cancer, making it the most common cancer reported in the valley in the last 5 years.
Experts have termed the revelations of the new research as an "imminent disaster" that will require a renewed focus on prevention to combat terminally ill diseases in Kashmir.
The study by five Kashmiri medicos, gives a detailed look at the threats posed by different profiles and patterns of cancers. It concludes that there is a change in the pattern of cancers. Lung and breast have emerged as the most commonly occurring cancers in men and women, respectively, whereas there was a slight downward trend in the...
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