Sri Lanka sees surge in Paediatric cancer cases

Sri Lanka has witnessed a significant spike in paediatric cancer cases over the years, raising concerns over haphazard lifestyle practices.

This was revealed by Dr. Deepal Perera, a Paediatrician at Lady Ridgeway Children’s Hospital in Colombo.

“The annual number of reported cases has doubled, escalating from 450 to a staggering 900, raising concerns within the healthcare community,” he pointed out.

 

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