Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
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Measures taken to Address Rising Cases of Cancer


Under NP-NCD, 724 District NCD Clinics, 326 District Day Care Centres, and 6110 Community Health Center NCD Clinics have been set up

A population-based initiative for prevention, control and screening for common NCDs i.e. diabetes, hypertension and common cancers has been rolled out in the country under NHM and also as part of Comprehensive Primary Health Care

Under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), health insurance cover of Rs. 5 lakhs per family per year for secondary or tertiary care hospitalization to over 60 Crores beneficiaries is provided

Financial assistance is provided to poor patients belonging to families living below poverty line, suffering from major life-threatening diseases including cancer under Umbrella scheme of Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN) and Health Minister’s Discretionary Grant (HMDG)

Posted On: 28 JUL 2023 3:27PM by PIB Delhi

As per the Indian Council of Medical Research – National Cancer Registry Programme (ICMR-NCRP), the estimated number of incidences and estimated number of mortalities of cancer cases in the country during 2020 to 2022 for last three years are given below:

Estimated incidence of cancer cases in India (2020-2022) – Both Sexes

Year

2020

2021

2022

Estimated incidence of cancer cases

13,92,179

14,26,447

14,61,427

 

Estimated mortality of cancer cases in India (2020-2022) – Both Sexes

Year

2020

2021

2022

Estimated mortality of cancer cases

7,70,230

7,89,202

8,08,558

 

The estimated number of incidences of cancer cases States / UTs wise during 2020 to 2022 are enclosed in Annexure 1 and the estimated number of mortalities of cancer cases State/UTs wise during 2020 to 2022 are enclosed in Annexure 2.

The Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, provides technical and financial support to the States/UTs under the National Programme for Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases (NP-NCD), as part of National Health Mission (NHM), based on the proposals received from the States/UTs and subject to the resource envelope. Cancer is an integral part of NP-NCD. The programme focusses on strengthening infrastructure, human resource development, health promotion & awareness generation for Cancer prevention, early diagnosis, management and referral to an appropriate level of healthcare facility for treatment of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), including cancer. For activities upto district level and below, States are given financial assistance under NHM in the ratio of 60:40 (90:10 in case of NE and hilly States). The State/UT wise Programme Implementation Plan (PIP) approvals towards NP-NCD under NHM during the FY 2020-21 to FY 2022-23 is given at Annexure 3. Under NP-NCD, 724 District NCD Clinics, 326 District Day Care Centres, and 6110 Community Health Center NCD Clinics have been set up.

A population-based initiative for prevention, control and screening for common NCDs i.e. diabetes, hypertension and common cancers has been rolled out in the country under NHM and also as a part of Comprehensive Primary Health Care. Under the initiative, persons more than 30 years of age are targeted for their screening for the three common cancers i.e oral, breast and cervical. Screening of these common cancers is an integral part of service delivery under Ayushman Bharat – Health and Wellness Centres.

Patients with Cancer are getting treatment at various health facilities in the health care delivery system including District Hospitals, Medical Colleges, Central Institutes like AIIMS and private sector hospitals.

Under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), health insurance cover of Rs. 5 lakhs per family per year for secondary or tertiary care hospitalization to over 60 Crores beneficiaries is provided. The treatment packages under AB-PMJAY are very comprehensive covering various treatment related aspects such as drugs and diagnostic services.

Financial assistance is provided to poor patients belonging to families living below poverty line, suffering from major life-threatening diseases including cancer under Umbrella scheme of Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN) and Health Minister’s Discretionary Grant (HMDG). Financial assistance upto a maximum of Rs. 1,25,000/- is provided under HMDG to defray a part of the treatment cost and the maximum financial assistance provided under the Umbrella Scheme of RAN is Rs. 15 lakhs.

The number of beneficiaries and funds utilized under the Health Minister’s Cancer Patient Fund (HMCPF) component of Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN) since 2019-20 are as under:

 

Year

Funds utilized

(Rs. In lakh)

Number of beneficiaries

2019-20

2677.08

470

2020-21

1573.00

196

2021-22

743.44

89

2022-23

430.82

63

 

Quality generic medicines are made available at affordable prices to all, under Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) in collaboration with the State Governments. Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment (AMRIT) Pharmacy stores have been set up in some hospitals/institutions, with an objective to make available Cancer drugs at a substantial discount vis-à-vis the Maximum Retail Price.

The Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

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Annexure 1

 

Estimated incidence of cancer cases in India by States/UTs wise - All sites

(ICD10: C00-C97) - (2020-2022) - both sexes

State

2020

2021

2022

Jammu & Kashmir

12726

13060

13395

Ladakh

286

294

302

Himachal Pradesh

8799

8978

9164

Punjab

38636

39521

40435

Chandigarh

1024

1053

1088

Uttaranchal

11482

11779

12065

Haryana

29219

30015

30851

Delhi

25178

25969

26735

Rajasthan

70987

72825

74725

Uttar Pradesh

201319

206088

210958

Bihar

103711

106435

109274

Sikkim

445

465

496

Arunachal Pradesh

1035

1064

1087

Nagaland

1768

1805

1854

Manipur

1899

2022

2097

Mizoram

1837

1919

1985

Tripura

2574

2623

2715

Meghalaya

2879

2943

3025

Assam

37880

38834

39787

West Bengal

108394

110972

113581

Jharkhand

33961

34910

35860

Orissa

50692

51829

52960

Chhattisgarh

27828

28529

29253

Madhya Pradesh

77888

79871

81901

Gujarat

69660

71507

73382

Daman

124

135

150

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

206

219

238

Maharashtra

116121

118906

121717

Telangana

47620

48775

49983

Andhra Pradesh

70424

71970

73536

Karnataka

85968

88126

90349

Goa

1618

1652

1700

Lakshadweep

27

28

28

Kerala

57155

58139

59143

Tamil Nadu

88866

91184

93536

Pondicherry

1577

1623

1679

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

366

380

393

Total

13,92,179

14,26,447

14,61,427

 

Annexure 2

 

Estimated Mortality of cancer cases in India by different State/UT - All sites (ICD10: C00-C97) - (2020-2022) - Both sexes

State

2020

2021

2022

Jammu & Kashmir

7027

7211

7396

Ladakh UT

162

166

171

Himachal Pradesh

4856

4953

5058

Punjab

22276

22786

23301

Chandigarh

564

582

598

Uttaranchal

6337

6500

6655

Haryana

16109

16543

16997

Delhi

14057

14494

14917

Rajasthan

39111

40117

41167

Uttar Pradesh

111491

114128

116818

Bihar

57531

59043

60629

Sikkim

276

288

308

Arunachal Pradesh

635

655

670

Nagaland

1008

1029

1060

Manipur

1105

1175

1220

Mizoram

1183

1231

1271

Tripura

1571

1600

1651

Meghalaya

1887

1928

1980

Assam

22824

23395

23974

West Bengal

59786

61213

62652

Jharkhand

18716

19241

19766

Orissa

28024

28656

29287

Chhattisgarh

15279

15666

16057

Madhya Pradesh

42966

44056

45176

Gujarat

38306

39328

40356

Daman

66

70

77

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

109

117

128

Maharashtra

63797

65326

66879

Telangana

26038

26681

27339

Andhra Pradesh

38582

39443

40307

Karnataka

47113

48290

49516

Goa

893

909

932

Lakshadweep

13

14

14

Kerala

31166

31713

32271

Tamil Nādu

48314

49571

50841

Pondicherry

852

879

905

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

200

205

214

Total

7,70,230

7,89,202

8,08,558

Annexure 3

 

State/UT wise details of PIP Approvals for National Programme for Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases (NP NCD) under NHM during the period of F.Y. 2020-21 to 2022-23

(Rs. In lakhs)

S.No.

State/UT

2020-21

2021-22

2022-23

1

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

13.89

56.96

52.46

2

Andhra Pradesh

1616.18

4672.54

6078.76

3

Arunachal Pradesh

381.58

146.45

622.95

4

Assam

568.87

1258.57

1306.81

5

Bihar

1977.74

956.30

8298.99

6

Chandigarh

1.30

12.84

4.15

7

Chhattisgarh

433.45

1619.06

3506.32

8

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

14.18

7.05

57.55

9

Daman & Diu

10

Delhi

128.10

191.15

164.70

11

Goa

50.53

168.97

153.05

12

Gujarat

709.39

2076.80

4071.68

13

Haryana

226.42

476.86

533.41

14

Himachal Pradesh

45.00

286.28

1361.00

15

Jammu & Kashmir

1253.80

805.68

792.00

16

Jharkhand

535.24

2620.26

1955.15

17

Karnataka

675.94

4097.12

4409.74

18

Kerala

1092.82

4250.92

7662.02

19

Ladakh

0.00

104.45

273.36

20

Lakshadweep

15.55

24.72

21.21

21

Madhya Pradesh

937.98

1402.09

4753.73

22

Maharashtra

747.47

976.63

5311.21

23

Manipur

293.66

623.31

722.21

24

Meghalaya

46.55

416.03

407.60

25

Mizoram

58.88

332.26

176.24

26

Nagaland

137.10

305.43

312.26

27

Odisha

881.79

2158.89

7442.69

28

Puducherry

23.72

126.82

113.10

29

Punjab

169.79

705.42

1405.93

30

Rajasthan

1227.09

4603.49

23542.92

31

Sikkim

53.06

156.78

117.04

32

Tamil Nadu

798.77

4004.70

8466.91

33

Telangana

490.70

3139.44

5272.72

34

Tripura

131.33

383.86

496.53

35

Uttar Pradesh

6654.70

13196.18

13607.82

36

Uttarakhand

144.80

597.75

1127.33

37

West Bengal

1399.34

3697.33

3868.71

 

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