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The Star, Kenya Uganda sends 400 cancer patients to Kenya after breakdown of only radiotherapy machine

The Star, Kenya Uganda sends 400 cancer patients to Kenya after breakdown of only radiotherapy machine

Source; The Star By JOHN MUCHANGI Apr. 15, 2016, Uganda is sending 400 cancer patients to Kenya for radiation treatment after its only radiation machine broke down beyond repair. Kenya… Read more »

Panic as Uganda’s sole cancer machine breaks down

Panic as Uganda’s sole cancer machine breaks down

Source: Daily Nation In Summary The cancer unit at the country’s main hospital, Mulago, is now looking for $1.8 million to buy a new machine. The unit gets 44,000 new… Read more »

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 »

KNH suspends radiotherapy for cancer patients

KNH suspends radiotherapy for cancer patients

Source: Daily Nation By EUNICE KILONZO 31st August 2015 In Summary In a statement to media houses signed by the Corporate Affairs and Communication Manager Simon Ithai said a technical… Read more »

Cancer Unit to Be Set Up in Mombasa

Cancer Unit to Be Set Up in Mombasa

Source: Daily Nation By Rebecca Okwany 23rd August 2015 The Coast General Hospital in Mombasa will have a cancer unit in the next three months.   According to Mombasa Governor… 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 »

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 »

Surviving colon cancer

Surviving colon cancer

Source: The East African 31st July 2011 On the surface, Leah Aketch 31, is an ordinary businesswoman running a house help bureau. But behind this facade, is the story of… Read more »

Life Is An Uphill Task As a Cancer Patient

Life Is An Uphill Task As a Cancer Patient

Source: Nairobi Star By: Jerry Okungu For the readers who follow this column, let me apologize profusely for having let you down last week. On the Monday after I had… Read more »

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