India’s cancer burden to rise to 29.8 million in 2025: ICMR report
Mizoram, Delhi and Meghalaya had the highest cancer DALYs and the most vulnerable are people in the 65–69-year age group
The number of Indians suffering from cancer is projected to increase to 29.8 million in 2025 from 26.7 million in 2021. The highest incidence last year was in the North (2,408 patients per 100,000) and the Northeast (2,177 per 100,000). It was higher among men.