22.8 C
Jalandhar
Saturday, October 16, 2021

ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ

spot_img
yes punjab punjabi redirection

kissan

ajaib ghar

sarkari naukri

bijli

madadgaar

sports club

kisan sarkari naukri

muavja

Markfed Sept to Nov

mrsptu

Innocent

Childhood cancers 7.9% of all cancers in India 2012-19: ICMR report

- Advertisement -

New Delhi, Sep 26, 2021- A total of 7.9 per cent of all cancer cases between 2012-19 were found in children below 14 years, a report prepared by the Indian Council of Medical Research said.

“Clinicopathological Profile of Cancers in India: A Report of the Hospital-Based Cancer Registries, 2021”, consolidates data collected during the period across 96 hospital-based cancer registries under the National Cancer Registry Programme (NCRP). The data pertains to all diagnosed and treated cases of confirmed malignancies reported to these centres across the country

The country registered 13,32,207 cases of cancer during 2012-19. Of these, 6,10,084 were included for analysis, based on the completeness and quality of data.

Childhood cancers rank ninth as a leading cause of childhood diseases at the global level, accounting for 11.5 million of the Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs).

In India, according to a recent NCRP report, the proportion of childhood cancers (0-19 years), relative to cancers in all age groups, was found to range from 1 per cent to 4.9 per cent.

Delhi reported the highest age-adjusted incidence rate (AAR) of 203.1 per million in boys and 125.4 per million in girls. Leukaemia accounted for nearly half of all the childhood cancers in both genders in the 0-14 years age group (46.4 per cent in boys and 44.3 per cent in girls). The other common childhood cancer in boys was lymphoma (16.4 per cent), while in girls, it was malignant bone tumour (8.9 per cent).

Childhood cancers are presented for two age groups: 0-14 years and 0-19 years to enable national and international comparison, and classified according to the International Classification of Childhood Cancer.

Apart from childhood cancer, the ICMR report says that cancers in sites associated with tobacco use comprised 48.7 per cent of cancers among males and 16.5 per cent among females.

The relative proportion of site-specific cancers was higher in males than females except for thyroid cancer (2.5 per cent in females versus 1 per cent in males) and gall bladder cancer (3.7 per cent in females versus 2.2 per cent in males).

Among all the cancers, the highest proportion of distant metastasis at presentation was seen in patients with lung cancer (49.2 per cent males and 55.5 per cent females), followed by gall bladder cancer (40.9 per cent males and 45.7 per cent females) and prostate cancer (42.9 per cent).

The ICMR reports suggested that chemotherapy was still the most typical treatment modality for many cancers, regardless of the clinical extent of disease at presentation, including cancers of the liver, gall bladder, stomach, lung, and childhood cancers. (Agency)

Subscribe to YesPunjab Telegram Channel & receive important news updates

- Advertisement -

Yes Punjab - TOP STORIES

Punjab News

Sikh News

Transfers, Postings, Promotions

- Advertisement -spot_img

Stay Connected

20,369FansLike
112,593FollowersFollow

ENTERTAINMENT

National

GLOBAL

OPINION

Terrorists Shadow

Tackling the resurgence of jihad in Kashmir – by Amjad Ayub Mirza

With three encounters taking place in less than 24 hours between October 10 and 11, terrorist insurgency has effectively resurged in the Kashmir Valley....
DSGMC Logo

Present Peculiar Scenario of DSGMC post 2021 Elections – by Inder Mohan Singh

The management of the historical Gurdwaras of Delhi came into the hands of local Sikh electorate after enforcement of ‘Delhi Sikh Gurdwaras Act 1971...
DSGMC Logo

Why Delhi Govt is keen to delay constitution of DSGMC Executive Board? – by Inder Mohan Singh

New Delhi, 09 October, 2021 (Yes Punjab News) The act of Delhi Government to postpone the constitution of new Executive Board of the Delhi Sikh...

SPORTS

Health & Fitness

Negative Calorie F ood

Negative calorie food

New Delhi, Oct 15, 2021- Negative calorie food refers to those items that consume more energy during their digestion, in comparison to the amount of energy they gives to the body. We can say that the calorie cost of digesting the food would be greater than its energy content. These foods are typically high in fibre and have a low...

Gadgets & Tech