Bollywood Actor Vinod Khanna died, succumbed to cancer

vinod_khannaActor Vinod Khanna succumbed to cancer at the age of 70. The spokesperson of Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, where he was admitted briefly, released an official statement, which read, “Veteran actor and Member of Parliament Mr. Vinod Khanna, who was admitted to the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital breathed his last at 11.20 am due to advanced bladder carcinoma.”

According to data shared by the Delhi Cancer Registry, bladder cancer was the 6th most common cancer in 2013. Mumbai-based Dr Pradeep Rao, urologist, Global Hospitals shares, “Bladder cancer is a fairly common disease in India, especially due to high tobacco usage. Advanced bladder cancer is an aggressive cancer and can be fatal if not treated immediately.”

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