Cancer scenario in India and its comparison with rest of the world and future perspectives
Cancer remains the scourge of mankind, lets us not delude ourselves. Despite recent advances in molecular biology and very advanced techniques leading to early detection of malignant tumours and despite newer drugs and use of nanotechnology an adjunct measures for targeted therapy, cancer remains the most deadly enemy and killer of mankind. Thus cancer remains the single most factor for increase mortality and morbidity of human being as well as for entire nation, impacting its manpower and economy. It is this vicious cycle that needs to be controlled, broken and irradiated which at present appears to be a herculean tasks although not an impossible one.