Tobacco and cigarette consumption is raising the risk of cancer. In terms of oral cancer cases, Nagpur has surpassed Pune and Aurangabad. Oral cancer affects 91 men in Nagpur out of a population of one lakh. While the figures for Pune, Aurangabad, and Osmanabad are 83, 70, and 40, respectively.
The 31st of May is designated as World No-Tobacco Day. On behalf of Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, a press conference was held on Saturday. According to Dr. Kartar Singh, the director of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Prashant Mathur, there would be 2.67 crore cancer patients in India in 2021. By 2025, the number of new patients will have risen to almost 31 lakh.
According to ICMR, 50 per cent men and 20 per cent women among those who consume tobacco may suffer from cancer. Maharashtra ranks third in the coun try in terms of deaths due to tobacco.
Dr Kartar Singh said that 54 per cent patients suffering from lung can cer and 29 per cent patients suffering from stomach cancer are in serious condition. Generally, in men, the evidence of oral cancer is 11.1 per cent, evidence of lung cancer is 8.4 per cent and evi dence of prostate cancer is 7 per cent. In women, the evidence of breast cancer is 29.9 per cent and the evidence of ovary cancer is 4.3 percent.
Dr B K Sharma said that chances of getting oral cancer increase by 40 per cent due to tobacco consumption. Thus, everyone should take initiative against tobac co, he said.
The hospital organsied mass awareness rally on Tuesday. Anil Malaviya, Arvind Dhawad of Cancer Relief Society and oth ers were present on the occasion.
It is worth mentioning here that among smok ers, within 10 seconds of first puff, the toxic chemicals in tobacco smoke reach brain, heart and other organs. Smoking harms almost every part of body and increases risk of many diseases. Smoking also affects how one looks and feels occasion.
It is worth mentioning here that among smokers, within 10 seconds of first puff, the toxic chemicals in tobacco smoke reach brain, heart and other organs. Smoking harms almost every part of body and increases risk of many diseases. Smoking also affects how one looks and feels.
As the nicotine levels in the body fade, brain craves more dopamine. The longer one has been smoking, the more donamine they need.