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11 lakh Cancer cases in India every year: Govt

About 11 lakh Cancer cases are occurring in India every year, the Lok Sabha was informed today.
Replying to a question, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Shripad Yesso Naik said, it is estimated that about 11 lakh Cancer cases are occurring every year (incidence) in India, as per the estimates of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

Responding to another question, he said that the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has agreed in principle for allotment of additional land for expansion of trauma centre at AIIMS.

Approximately, 185 cases are received every day in Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Centre of AIIMS, which has bed strength of 186, he added.

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