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1.08 lakh people die of cancer in Bangladesh a year

Death rate high in Bangladesh due to inadequate treatment facilities, 13 doctors pass FCPS, MCPS in radiation oncology in two years

About 1.08 lakh people die of cancer and 1.5 lakh people develop cancer in Bangladesh every year, according to a new report of International Agency for Research on Cancer, a part of the World Health Organisation.
The cancer agency released the report on estimated global cancer burden on September 12.
Experts said that the death rate among cancer patients was high because of inadequate treatment facilities and lack of specialist doctors and only 13 doctors passed FCPS and MCPS on radiation oncology in the past two years

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