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Medics Concerned About Use of Herbs to Treat Cancer in Children 5 1

According to Palliative care specialist in St Mary’s Hospital Lacor Dr Francis Okongo, majority of the people have resorted to using herbs due to inadequate awareness about the disease.
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Only 30% of Cancer in Children Diagnosed in Uganda - UCI cancer detection 3

Dr. Jackson Orem, Senior Consultant Oncology and UCI Executive Director says the cancer prevention efforts, community sensitization and mobilization must be increased in Uganda to fight against cancer among children.
19:56
19:56

Only Two Childhood Cancer Doctors at Mulago cancer in children 2

Balagadde who had for many years worked alone says the institute has been working to improve their human resource especially as they expect to have up to 2000 children reporting annually. Recently they increased nurses in her department from 15 to 23.
15:57
15:57

Medics Demand Childhood Cancer Management Strategy cancer burden 3

The call by experts at the Uganda Cancer Institute follows a report indicating that more children are increasingly suffering from cancer across the world than previously thought. The commonest of these are Burkitt Lymphoma, a cancer that affects the jaw followed by Kaposi sarcoma, a cancer that develops from the blood vessels and commonly associated with HIV.
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10:56

Cancer Becoming More Common in Children – WHO childhood cancers 1

Some 215,000 cancers are diagnosed every year in under 15-year-olds, and another 85,000 in 15 to 19-year-olds, according to data released by the agency, on the occasion to mark International Childhood Cancer Day on February 15. The day is used to raise awareness and to express support for children and adolescents with cancer, survivors and their families.
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