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Red meat unhealthy? Maybe not, after all.

Washington, United States | AFP | Cutting back on red meat is standard medical advice to prevent cancer and heart disease — but a review of dozens of studies has concluded that the potential risk is low and evidence uncertain. In new guidelines published on Monday in the Annals of Internal …

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Mugabe died of cancer, says Zimbabwe media

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe’s founding president Robert Mugabe had “advanced cancer” when he died in hospital in Singapore on September 6, the state-owned newspaper reported on Monday. The former guerilla leader, who died aged 95, came to power at the end of white minority rule in 1980 and …

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Poor sample handling affecting cancer treatment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Poor handling of tissue samples is affecting cancer diagnosis and treatment in the country, experts have revealed. Samples of fluid such as blood or tissue are often needed for cancer diagnosis. According to pathologists, some of the samples are placed in wrong contains or …

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UCI seeks sh284 billion to set up East African referral

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The proposed East African Centre of Excellence to be set up in Uganda will only come into reality after the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) secures at least Shillings 284 billion. The East African Health Sectoral Council resolved in 2015 in Arusha, Tanzania that the …

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CANCER: UCI trains 32 nurses in Busoga

  Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) has concluded a two-week training in cancer screening and protection at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital for 32 nurses in Busoga region. While handing over certificates to the nurses, Dr. Noleb Mugisha, the head of the Comprehensive Community Cancer program, …

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