Tag: Cancer

Aga Khan University Hospital Starts Clinical Trial On New Cancer Treatment, A First In Africa

The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH,N) has launched a first in Africa cancer drug clinical trial to investigate the effectiveness of a new treatment that blocks the activity of a gene mutation responsible for the cause of cancer in affected patients. AKUH,N is the only...

Veteran News Anchor Catherine Kasavuli Díes After Long Battle With Cáncer

Ms Catherine Kasavuli, who dominated the TV screen in Kenya for years working for KTN, lost the battle against cancer last evening, according to Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) Managing Director Samuel Maina.

Nutritional Shock: Eating Fish Linked To Skin Cancer Risk

A new study in Cancer Causes and Control could just burst the long-held belief. The study suggests a link between eating fish and skin cancer, particularly since the biggest known risk factor for melanoma is not dietary ­— it’s sun exposure.  

15-year-old Leads Campaign To Support Children With Cancer In Kenya

15-year-old Bianca Wanjiku has extended her support for the children who are cancer patients at Kenyatta National Hospital. While donating ward beds and necessities to the children at Kenyatta National Hospital, the 15-year-old expressed her concerns and support for the children as she thanked...

Drug Maker Pfizer Outlines Early Steps To Counter Breast Cancer

In response to the growing breast cancer burden in Kenya, leading global biopharmaceutical company, Pfizer, has emphasized the need for early detection in the management of the disease. See >> Money Saving Tips For Parents According to the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on...

Kenyan Doctor to Represent Africa at Global Cancer Body

The prestigious appointment was announced by the UICC Board President Anil D’Cruz following a competitive election by the UICC General Assembly in which she came up ahead in a field of renown global cancer leaders.