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Neoplasia

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The most common cancer, affecting both males and females of the world Is : (AIPG 2010)



A Cancer of the pancreas
B Buccal mucosa

C Lung cancer
D Colo-rectal cancer

Ans. C i.e. Lung cancer

a. "In terms of Incidence, the most common cancer worldwide are lung cancer> breast cancer> colorectal cancer."

b. Most common cancer in India (Male) Mouth /oropharynx, oesophagus, stomach, lower respiratory tract.

c. Most common cancer in females in India: cervix, Breast; Mouth, oropharynx and oesophagres.

d. In Delhi / Mumbai, Most common cancer in women is Breast.

e. In developing world (5 MC cancer)

i. Males: - Lung> Stomach> Liver? Mouth/ oropharynx oesophagus

ii. Females - Cervix> Breast> Stomach> Lung> Mouth/ oropharynx

f. In developed world:

i. Males - Lung> Prostate> Colorectum > Stomach> Bladder

ii. Females - Breast> Colorectum > Lungs> Stomach> Cervix

g. Most common cancer causing death:

i. Males - lung> stomach> Liver> Colorectum > oesophagus

ii. Females - Breast> Stomach> Colorectal > Cervix > Ovary

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