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Mulago lacks radiotherapy machine for infants...

Families with children in need of radiotherapy services are struggling to access services at the Uganda Cancer Institute.

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Scientists find powerhouses that fight tumours...

In recent years, doctors have turned to a new treatment for cancer, immunotherapy, which works by leveraging the body's immune system to fight tumours....

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Red meat unhealthy? Maybe not, after all...

The advice -- which immediately drew a sharp reaction from other experts -- added that adults should also "continue current processed meat consumption."...

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Cancer now 'leading cause of death' in rich...

Heart disease remains the leading cause of mortality among middle-aged adults globally, accounting for more than 40 percent of deaths, the data showed....

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Cancer specialist cautions on treatment abroad...

Dr. Jackson Orem, an oncologist and executive director of the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI), noted that cancer treatment has standard mechanisms across...

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Can diet help cancer treatment?

A study in mice offers clues that combining drugs with diet can help in cancer treatment.

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Consumption of sugary drinks linked with...

Both sugar-sweetened drinks and fruit juices saw a similar higher risk association.

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Tax alcohol, tobacco, to tackle cancer: African...

Both drink and cigarettes are cheaper in most African countries than in western countries, where a tax on such products tends to be incorporated into health...

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How depression affects cancer caregivers...

Cancer is a devastating diagnosis for the patient and their loved ones, but an under-examined area is its impact for those involved in its care, who are...

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Nansubuga: Activist against cancer, a change...

A far cry from your usual teacher, Nansubuga has for the last 13 years, been engaging her learners in meaningful and worthwhile community improvement initiatives,...

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