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Beyond Low Incidence: What Global Cancer Report Did Not Say About India

While India’s ranking by the Global Burden of Disease team in IHME may appear counter-intuitive, the truth is that incidence alone does not tell India’s full cancer story.

In a recent paper in Jama Oncology, Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) researchers analysed new cancer cases in 195 countries in 2016. At 106.6 new cancer cases per 100,000 people, India ranked 10th among countries with the lowest cancer incidence.

Read it at Indian Express

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