Uterus cancer: The second killer disease in the world

A survey conducted by International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) states that, every year, around 5.28 lakh women are affected by uterus cancer in the world and among them, 2.66 lakh women die due to this disease. In Bangladesh, 20,000 women are affected by this deadly disease and 18 women die every day due to this.  Specialists suggested deaths can be prevented if diagnosis starts at primary stage.

Early marriages, frequent pregnancy, using unhygienic clothes during menstruation, malnutrition, unsafe sexual relation are some of the reasons of this disease, observed by the specialists.

To know more: 18 dies of uterus cancer every day in the country, by Prothom Alo.

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