Hyderabad cancer conclave to discuss advances in oncology
| Friday | 14th February, 2020
By Express News ServiceHYDERABAD: Reports have suggested that India witnesses about 1.2 to 1.5 million new cancer cases every year and this is expected to double in 20 years.
As per WHO guidelines, one cancer centre is required for every 1 million population.
However, in a country like India, with a population of 1.25 billion, there are only 400 units.
Dr Vijay Reddy Director, Apollo Cancer Institutes, Hyderabad & Chairman, Organising Committee - CANCER CI - 2020, said, “In the last few decades cancer care has transited at phenomenally rapid pace from broad-based cancer management to exceedingly precise personalised treatment.
This conference has become the most sought after Cancer Congress in the country.”