National Cancer Registry Programme (NCRP) is being implemented by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) based on 29 Population Based and 29 Hospital Based Registries. The estimated prevalence and mortality in the past three years, State/UT wise is given below:
|Estimated Prevalence Cancer cases in India by State/UT -All sites- (2012 to 2014)- Both sexes|
|Andaman & Nicobar Islands||880||894||905|
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli||837||886||941|
|Daman & Diu||627||700||778|
|Jammu & Kashmir||29841||30855||31899|
|Prevalence (10 years of duration) is assumed to be 2.7 times of Incidence cases (2009-2011 PBCR report).|
|* The data is not segregated for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
* The data is not segregated for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Crude mortality rate per lakh population as per Mumbai Population Based Cancer Registry for males and females during 2001 to 2011 is as below:
The increase in the number of cancer cases in the country may be attributed to larger number of ageing population, unhealthy life styles, use of tobacco and tobacco products, unhealthy diet, better diagnostic facilities etc.
The Government of India is currently implementing a scheme for enhancing the tertiary care facilities for Cancer in the country. Under the said scheme, Government of India assists to set up/establish State Cancer Institutes (SCI) and Tertiary Care Cancer Centre (TCCC) in different parts of the country. The maximum assistance inclusive of State share for SCI is uptoRs. 120 crores and for TCCC is uptoRs. 45 crores.
Under the scheme, 47 proposals have been received out of which 16 proposals are for SCI and 31 for TCCCs. After evaluation and examination 6 SCIs and 5 TCCCs have been approved and first installment of Central Government share has been released.
A statement showing the release of funds under the said scheme during the last two years and the current year is given below:
State-wise funds released under TCCC component of National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS)*
(1) Funds released during the financial year 2014-15:
(2) Funds released during the financial year 2015-16 (till 4thDecember, 2015):
* The Scheme for Tertiary Care facilities for Cancer was approved in September 2013. No release were made under the Scheme in 2013-14.
Reports regarding a delay in the implementation of the above projects have not been received.
The Health Minister, Shri J P Nadda stated this in a written reply in the LokSabha here today.