There has been an alarming rise in oral cancer in Karachi men.
According to the Karachi Cancer Registry, the Karachi chapter of the Pakistan Cancer Registry, which registers the number and types of cancers in the country. This disturbing situation of the spread of diseases needs immediate attention and needs to be addressed.
According to the Karachi Cancer Registry (KCR), oral cancer is the most common among men in Karachi. While breast cancer is the most common among women, followed by oral cancer. According to the Karachi Cancer Registry database obtained between January 2017 and December 2019, 33,900 cancer or fistula related cases were registered in Karachi in which the number of women was 17,490 or 52.5 percent while the number of men was 15,819 or 47.5 percent, Karachi Cancer Registry Has also expressed concern about the rapid spread of various types of cancer.