Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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MAJOR DISEASES OF PAKISTAN
Name: Nasreen gull
Department: BS- Commerce
Semester: 3rd semester
Cancer is emerging as a major health problem in Pakistan,
according to estimates the diseases claims around 50,000 lives
annually while 300,000 new individual contract the diseases every
The existing pool of cancer patients in the country is rise sharply.
In punjab alone, nearly 162,000 new patients of cancer is added to
the existing pool each year..
The most alarming fact
is that only minority of
cancer patients are able
to get treatment.
Majority of cancer
patients in the country
are refuseing treatment.
It is important that in pakistan a
large propotion of cancer present at
an advance age. Health experts
believe that lack of awareness about
their signs and symptoms is one of
the major causes of delay
presentation. Experts say that
awareness and education of masses
is necessary to combat cancer, which
is alarmingly increasing in the
Cancer effects everyone
the young, old, rich, poor,
men, womens, and
Cancer is the uncontrolled
growth and spread of
cells. It can affect almost
any part of body.