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Increase in cancer patients in Herat

Increase in cancer patients in Herat

Health sources in Herat say that cancer patients have increased in this province, so that more than six thousand cases of this disease have been recorded this year.

Health sources in the Herat seminary hospital say that 6,500 cases of cancer have been registered in this province in one year and the patients are under treatment.

Farooq Ahmad Siddiqui, the head of the cancer department at the Herat seminary hospital, says that according to the number of patients, breast cancer is more common among women and esophageal cancer among men and women.

He adds that the number of cancer patients has increased by 30%.