Most Common Cancers In Women and How to diagnose them, Watch Video

08 Mar, 2022

Cancer is one of the most concerning diseases worldwide and specially for women. There are some kinds of cancers that are only and specifically common in women. So here let's get to know about the incidence of cancer in women from Dr Aditi Chaturvedi, Oncologist from Max Hospital, Saket. 

Most common types of Cancer in Women

The top 5 most common cancers which affects the Women WorldWide are- 

Breast Cancer- 

One in twenty-eight Indian women is likely to develop breast cancer during her lifetime. 

Lung and Bronchus Cancer-

In India, lung cancer accounts for around 5.9% of all cancers and 8.1% of all cancer-related deaths.

Colon and Rectal Cancer-

Annual incidence rates (AARs) for colon cancer in women is 3.9 per 100000 in India. 

Uterine Cancer-

In India, there are 0.88 million cancer cases with an incidence rate (ASR) of 105.5 per 100,000 in women. 

Thyroid Cancer-

Over a decade, the incidence rate of thyroid cancer in India in women increased from 2.4 (95% confidence interval (CI) 2.2-2.7) to 3.9 (95%CI 3.6-4.2). 

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