According to the National Cancer Registry, breast cancer accounts for 27 per cent of all cancers in women, with one in every 28 women likely to develop it during her lifetime and one in every two women diagnosed with it succumbs.
Higher proportion of saturated fatty acids in breasts of postmenopausal women may particularly increase the risk.
Following a healthy diet can help reduce risks of breast cancer.
Cancer cells spread by migrating along protein fibers that serve as a path out of the original tumour.
The report has provided sector- and village-wise incidence and mortality cases.
With the increasing occurrence of breast cancer, there is a need for survivorship programmes in developing countries, Dr Shona Nag says.
Fibre-rich foods — especially fruits and vegetables — play a significant role in reducing breast cancer risk in premenopausal women.
With this initiative, women across Pune district will have access to state-of-the-art technology led mobile vans which are fully equipped to run the necessary screenings as well as other minor procedures
Over 1,00,000 new breast cancer patients are estimated to be diagnosed annually in India.
As part of the study, 150 women were evaluated for a year post-reconstruction surgery, using objective, clinical and psychological parameters.
A biopsy from skin nodules revealed metastatic carcinoma, which was again found to be triple negative and androgen receptor positive.
The researchers found that pre-menopausal women who smoked for more than 21.5 years had a 3.1-times higher risk of dying from any cause and a 3.4-times higher risk of dying from breast cancer.
Currently, doctors have made breast cancer diagnosis by mammography or ultrasound and confirmed it with tissue samples.
The study, was conducted by an international consortium of researchers, coordinated by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington.
Drinking just two cups of coffee a day can help inhibit the growth of tumours and reduce the risk of recurrence in women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.