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Cancer centres screening and treatment in Kenya (Edited)

Cancer centres screening and treatment in Kenya (Edited)

Hospitals with Cancer Treatment Services Tenwek Mission Hospital, P.O Box 39 – 20400, Bomet, http://www.tenwekhospital.org  +254-728-091-900,+254-773-225-666,+254-727-033-725,+254-52-2022-495 Provides limited screening, cancer treatment services (gynecologic), stenting for esophageal cancer patients, and palliative… Read more »

Improved NHIF cover to alleviate patients’ suffering

Improved NHIF cover to alleviate patients’ suffering

  Source: Standard Digital By The Standard Reporter Saturday, January 30th 2016 The newly-introduced National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) rebates will provide a welcome relief to many patients who have… Read more »

Treatment of Cancer Shouldn’t Be So Casual

Treatment of Cancer Shouldn’t Be So Casual

Source:  Daily Nation A few months ago, the country was thrown into a crisis due to the collapse of cancer treatment machines at the Kenyatta National Hospital.   The government… Read more »

Young Breast Cancer Patients Not Warned Of Infertility Risks From Treatment

Young Breast Cancer Patients Not Warned Of Infertility Risks From Treatment

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted: 03/04/2014 10:13 BST Young women with breast cancer are not being told enough about how treatment can leave them infertile, a charity has warned…. Read more »

Why 27,000 cancer deaths annually indict Kenya’s health care system

Why 27,000 cancer deaths annually indict Kenya’s health care system

Fatigue, pain in the back and prolonged bleeding. The symptoms read like those of a manageable health condition or disease, but nothing could have prepared this mother of three for… Read more »

Cancer in Kenya Should Not Be A Death Certificate

Cancer in Kenya Should Not Be A Death Certificate

Source: Diasporamessemger Biopsy, mammogram, and chemotherapy are words all too familiar with cancer patients. Death is another word often at the tip of many tongues as patients describe the disease…. Read more »

Kenya grapples with rising cases of cancer

Kenya grapples with rising cases of cancer

Source: Daily Nation By:By JACOB NG’ETICH Posted Friday, October 7 2011 at 18:17 From an obscure and insignificant disease that was known to affect a few old or rich people,… Read more »

Weak Kenya shilling takes toll on cancer patients, families

Weak Kenya shilling takes toll on cancer patients, families

Source: Daily Nation By JOY WANJA MURAYA Posted Thursday, October 6 2011 at 19:02 Twenty-nine-year old Ms Serah Kisilu has a mother suffering from breast cancer. Today, Ms Kisilu digs… Read more »

Cancer is Kenya’s Top Silent Killer

Cancer is Kenya’s Top Silent Killer

Source: Bukisa.com September 20th, 2011 by Purity Cancer cases in Kenya have become rampant and yet many poor people cannot afford chemotherapy. For those who can afford, it is eating… Read more »

We’ll Beat Cancer

We’ll Beat Cancer

Source: Daily Nation Lillian Onyango 30 August 2011 A year ago, life was humming along nicely for the family of Julius Wagacha and Caroline Waithera. The couple had just welcomed… Read more »

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