Between 1986 and 2007, an average of 45 transplants was carried out each year at CMC Vellore, according to Dr. Mammen Chandy, who headed its Department of Hematology for two decades. The number rose to 100 transplants and is now touching about 200 transplants each year.
Now, the global cancer death numbers have reached 8.8 million, out of which, India has unfortunately managed to retain its position as the largest contributor with the number of cancer deaths rising to 2.2 million per year.
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Barriers for Cancer Treatment
Quality treatments are costly and for the same reason it is not an option for vast majority of the population
Survivors and families of cancer patients suffer from a large medical debt due to recurring medical expenses.
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