Mulago radiotherapy machine breaks down

By Apollo Mubiru

Radiotherapy is a treatment involving the use of high-energy radiation. It's commonly used to treat cancer.

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Uganda’s only radiotherapy machine at the National Referral Hospital, Mulago has broken down. Patients receiving treatment at Mulago may have to wait until next year.

Radiotherapy is a treatment involving the use of high-energy radiation. It's commonly used to treat cancer. Almost half of all people with cancer have radiotherapy as part of their treatment plan.