Of the total carcinoma of breast global burden 45% percentage. Earlier the only treatment option was radical mastectomy but since last years there has been great advancements. The women now have options which are breast sparing to choose from.
Breast Cancer incidence in Indian women is on the rise and in the urban locales of India it is the most common cancer and 2nd highest in rural settings. Even though the incidence is low as compared to other countries, it is on the rise in India. The numbers clearly indicate that breast cancer has in India overtaken cervical cancer. Causing factor is aggressive modulation of our life patterns towards industrialization vis a vis urbanization.