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Prostate cancer on the rise in Uganda

By Vision Reporter

Added 12th November 2015 02:46 PM

Dr Fred Okuku, an oncologist says cases of prostate cancer are on increase and according to the recent statistics 300 to 400 cases are registered annually.

Prostate cancer on the rise in Uganda

Dr Fred Okuku, an oncologist says cases of prostate cancer are on increase and according to the recent statistics 300 to 400 cases are registered annually.

By Alice Namutebi

Dr Fred Okuku, an oncologist says cases of prostate cancer are on increase and according to the recent statistics 300 to 400 cases are registered annually.

Prostate cancer is an abnormal and uncontrolled growth of cells found in prostate gland.

Processed meat, Alcohol and smoking have been cited as the major causes of cancers.

Health experts at Uganda cancer institute say about 2,460 cancer cases have been recorded this year compared to 1824 cases registered in 2014.

Okuku advises the public to eat a lot of fruits and eat less red meat

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