Question raised in Lok Sabha on Cancer Cases, 22/07/2016. There is an increase in cancer cases in country as per Indian Council of Medical Research’s National cancer Registry data. The details of estimated number of new cancer patients and deaths due to cancer in various states /Union Territories (including State of Uttar Pradesh) for the last three years are given in Annexure 1 and Annexure 2 respectively.

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