Expert Warns of Cervical Cancer Threat in Liberia

The head of Liberia Cancer Society, Dr. Dawn Cooper Barnes, has said the lack of cancer equipment in clinics and hospitals across the country makes it difficult to do pre-cancerous lesion screenings.



The cancer society has warned that the prevalence of the disease could triple in the country in the next five years.

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