As per the Department of Health & Family Welfare of West Bengal for every 10,000 people in the city, there are 61 hospital beds, which is higher than the national average. Kolkata has made giant strides in private healthcare sector. But despite this rapid advancement in medical technology in last few years, there has still been a rise in cancer cases.
As per a survey done by TOI, two in every five men in Bengal have been diagnosed with oral cancer while over one in four women are suffering from cancer of the cervix. The average age group of those suffering from the disease have also started to dip with almost 1 in 5 who were diagnosed being below the age of 35. Hence, to fight this disease, below is a list of cancer hospitals in Kolkata to help you choose the right hospital and take an informed decision.