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Breast cancer screening

3-D mammograms are popular, but are they better than 2-D?  In recent years, women getting a mammogram have had a new decision to make: 2-D or 3-D? Some breast-care centers have touted the newer 3-D mammography technology as more accurate. But while initial research suggests that it may be a …

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Cancers killed 22,000 Ugandans in 2018 -MOH

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Close to 22,000 people succumbed to different cancers over the last one year. This is according to records from the Uganda Cancer Institute head office in Kampala. The Kampala Cancer Register shows that 32,617 new cases were recorded in 2018. This indicates at least 350 …

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Breast cancer seen as leading killer among Rwandan women

Rwanda’s Ministry of Health through Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC) in partnership with Society for Family Health (SFH) are asking Rwanda women to step forward and test for breast cancer, writes Susan Babijja. Statistics indicate that cases of cancer are increasing being registered at Kigali University Teaching Hospital (CHUK). So far …

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