Mumbai-With one woman out of 10 getting affected breast cancer poses a big challenge for Indian woman's health . Though most of the cases are curable patients are apprehensive about the use of chemotherapy in the treatment .Chemotherapy is an extremely painful and have multiple side effects . But the good news is that now in 46 % cases chemotherapy can be completely avoided ,provided the diagnosis is in an early stage.
But more than treatment ,prevention of cancer can save quite a few lives . Cancer is a lifestyle disease and irregular lifestyle and hazards of urban life like pollution, diet of junk and preservatives , stress, smoking , excessive exposure to radiation and hormonal changes are some of the reasons cited for its outbreak . It ironical that most of the time it is only detected in advanced stages making it deadly disease