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Over 30,000 Ugandans develop cancer annually: UCI

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As many as 30,000 Ugandans every year develop cancerous cells but are never diagnosed or seek treatment because they do not know, according to the Uganda Cancer Institute. Data from the cancer registry shows that in 2020, a total of 34,008 people were diagnosed with cancer …

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Breast cancer in men

Why is it more aggressive than in women? Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | Experts at the Uganda Cancer Institute have come out to warn that although breast cancer is common in women, men can also get it and it is more aggressive. Dr. Noleb Mugisha, an oncologist who heads …

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We have increased awareness on cancer – Dr. Mugisha

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The number of women who report to the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) with advanced cervical cancer has reduced from 90% five years ago to 50% now. This was revealed yesterday as the Institute and Uganda Cancer Society presented an annual update on the cancer situation …

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Albinos call for introduction of skin radiotherapy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Cancer Institute on Thursday conducted free skin cancer screening for persons living with Albinism as Uganda joined the rest of the world to commemorate International Albinism Awareness day. The Albinism Awareness day is commemorated on  June 13 globally as part of the …

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