ROLE OF MEDIA
report, article or book, for mass consumption, on cancer generally delves on
Either to sustain cancer-phobia
To rouse hope in the minds of the people about a new breakthrough or cure for Cancer
of new breast cancer cases in U.S
(a) ACS / NCI : 200,000 approximately
(b) TIME (April 20, 1998): 290,000,00
The prediction of TIME is 150 times more!!! The people at large are readers of TIME and hence to ensure that their cancer is nipped in the bud they rush for a Mammography.