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Pediatric cancer deaths in India double of developed nations Govt report rah mbg

More than 80 percent of childhood cancers are curable.

A report by the National Center for Disease Informatics and Research in collaboration with the World Health Organization, India has stated that the five-year survival rate of childhood cancer patients in India is only 40%.

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Childhood cancer deaths in India are almost as high as in developed countries. Reasons for which include problems such as delay in diagnosis, lack of access to treatment, non-availability of skilled manpower and lack of timely treatment. A report by the National Center for Disease Informatics and Research under the Indian Council of Medical Research, in collaboration with the World Health Organization, India, has said that the five-year survival rate of children with cancer in India is The rate is only 40 percent.

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