- Breast cancer is the most type of cancer among females in Delhi.
- Among male cancer patients, lung cancer is the most common one.
- mouth and cervical cancer are the second-most common cancers, as per an ICMR study
By Daphne Clarance: In the last few years, India has seen a surge in cancer cases and the number doesn’t seem to decline any soon. Recent data has shown that the number is likely to go up to 20 lakhs per year by 2026.
In Delhi, breast cancer in women and lung cancer in men are the most common types of cancers being recorded, a recent report by ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) stated.