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UCI embarks on cancer awareness campaigns in schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) has embarked on a campaign of reaching out to children with messages on cancer prevention and timely treatment. Moses Echwodu, the team leader at Uganda Child Cancer Foundation says that they have so far reached out to 155 secondary schools …

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Cancer Institute to start bone marrow transplant next year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) is about to start conducting bone marrow transplant treatment for children who present with blood cancers, the Executive Director Dr. Jackson Orem has revealed. He said this while speaking during a pre-conference meeting for an upcoming International Society of Pediatric …

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Herbalist Ssenfuka suspends cancer treatment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kasubi based herbalist David Ssenfuka has suspended cancer treatment, citing frustration and sabotage. In a press conference, Ssenfuka said that he and the professional medical workers he has partnered with for cancer and diabetes research had been receiving threats from the Uganda Cancer Institute-UCI, compelling …

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Fighting cancer amidst poverty

The political elite have not understood what the poor ordinary people go through because they are not treated in Uganda Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | When Zebiya Kabugho’s became diseased in 2020, she travelled about 300km from Rwenzori Mountains to the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) where she was …

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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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Radiotherapy slows as UCI closes cancer machine for routine servicing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There was a slowdown of radiotherapy services at the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) on Wednesday creating panic among patients that the machines could have broken down, once again. While URN later learnt from the administrators that the newly acquired TrueBeam linear accelerator was down for …

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Uganda improves cancer health care as cases surge

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda on Thursday said it is continuing to decentralize cancer health care in the country as cases are on the increase. The Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) in a statement said there is an increasing burden of cancer. “It is estimated that for every 100 new …

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