CNBC Awaaz show on cancer & the million deaths study on April 2, 2012
A program “Maut ka Dhanda- Sarkar Hissedar” was telecasted on April 03, 2012. The premise is cancer deaths caused by tobacco as per Million Death Study results published recently in Lancet paper and the Indian Government’s shareholding in the Indian tobacco Industry. As per the study, the number of oral cancers are more than twice the number of lung cancers in individuals aged 30-69 years, indicating that the range of fatal cancers caused by tobacco in Indians differs substantially from that in high-income countries.
In the programme, Dr. P. C. Gupta, Director, Healis; Mr. Anil Singhvi, Chairman ICAN Investment and Dr. Y. K. Sapru, Chairman, CPAA were the on the panel.