New Delhi. Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2021 is being celebrated in the country from today till 31 October. In which women are being warned about the increasing disease breast cancer, as well as being motivated to avoid it and get treatment, but do you know to what extent breast cancer has spread its feet in India today. Is. If there is a slight negligence then any woman can fall prey to it and she may have to go through difficult stages of treatment. The special thing is that a large population of women in metro cities of India are on target of breast cancer today.
Dr. Ramesh Sarin, Surgical Oncologist at Delhi-based Apollo Hospital, says that a new trend is being seen in India regarding breast cancer. Cases of this disease have started increasing in the country even among women around the age of 30. At the same time, around 5 percent are also women under the age of 30 who are falling prey to cancer. Whereas till now only women above 50 years of age used to make breast cancer their victim. At the same time, there is another special thing that the number of urban women is much higher than rural women suffering from breast cancer in the country.
Dr. Sarin says that according to a report by the National Cancer Registry Program of the Government of India, 712,758 women have been diagnosed with breast cancer in the year 2020. One in every 29 women is suffering from breast cancer. Where one in 60 rural women have this disease. At the same time, one out of 22 urban women has the problem of breast cancer. At the same time, a report by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) states that 14.5 lakh new cases of cancer were reported in 2016, which may increase to 17.3 lakh in 2020. At the same time, according to NCRP, about 57 percent of the total cancer patients are of breast cancer patients. So the figures are quite worrying.
Not only breast, lump of underarm is also a symptom of cancer
Dr. Sarin says that if there is a lump or wart in the breast, its size starts changing, swelling is accompanied by pain when pressed, the skin starts turning red, there is blood coming from the nipple, the nipple starts shrinking, the skin Burning or dimpling starts, if a woman has a cyst in the underarm or armpit, then it can also be a symptom of breast or breast cancer. For this it is necessary to consult a doctor immediately. Women should keep checking their breasts in this way on their own.
Knowing the reasons for increasing breast cancer is very important
. Dr Sareen says that women are suffering the most from breast cancer in big and metro cities of the country. These big cities include those cities where rapid industrialization is taking place and with increasing modern amenities, the climate here is deteriorating. The data of the Indian Council of Medical Research shows that in some metro cities of the country like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Bhopal, Kolkata, Chennai and Ahmedabad, women are continuously coming forward who are complaining of breast cancer. Dr. says that women are also more aware behind the cases coming up in these cities, but if the cases are increasing, then it is certain that the disease is increasing. Apart from this, there are some major reasons as well.
Cancer cases are also increasing due to runaway and stressful lifestyle, lack of physical exercise or exercise, polluted diet and lack of nutritious food.
Late start of married life of women, delay in having children or not having children, early maturation of urban women and early start of menstrual cycle, hormonal imbalance are also responsible for this.
. In some cases, due to neglect or negligence, the seriousness also comes. If the disease is detected in the beginning, then the situation does not get worse, but due to the carelessness and attitude of women towards their disease, more damage is being done.
Live such a life to defeat cancer, women
Oncologists at Apollo Hospital say that doctors treat after cancer, but before that, women should not let this disease come to them. For this, women should be aware in advance, even if this disease occurs, then do not hesitate to consult a doctor.
. Apart from food, women should include whole grains, fruits and vegetables, juices etc. daily in their diet.
. Women should exercise daily or walk daily. Women who run for three hours a week or walk for 13 hours have a 23 percent lower risk of breast cancer.
. Any type of gutka, tobacco or smoking, alcohol increases the risk of cancer. So abstain from intoxicants.
. If obesity is increasing, then reduce it. Take care of the diet, breastfeed the children, if there is any doubt after the age of 30, get the breasts examined.