How Do We Increase Access to Cancer Treatment?

Patients seeking treatment in both private and public hospitals in sub-Saharan Africa face significant barriers that result in advanced disease, misdiagnosis, interrupted treatment, stigma and fear, write Louise Makau Barasa and Nicholas A. Abinya for The Conversation Africa.

A physicist administers radiotherapy treatment to a cancer patient at Mulago hospital using the old Cobalt 60 machine bought 21 years ago.


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