Ovarian cancer is the third most common cancer amongst Indian women after breast and cervical cancer and the figure has leapt up exponentially in the past 20 years.
Wilms’ tumor, also known as nephroblastoma, is a rare form of kidney cancer that typically affects infants. It can occur at any stage between infancy and age 14, but is more common in children age 3 to 4. A case of Wilms’ tumor was diagnosed in an infant admitted to the BLK Super Speciality hospital.
Head and neck cancers account for more than 5,50,000 cases all over the world. Ranking sixth in number in comparison to all cancers, there is an alarming increase in its incidence over the past decade in developing countries. It is the leading cause of death and disability in India.