Cancer of the Oesophagus is Kenya's Deadliest

There has been 4,351 deaths resulting from oesophagus cancer and there will be about 33, 978 cancer deaths by the end of this year according to data released by Doctor Anne Ng'ang'a, head of the National Cancer Control Programme. In 2017, breast cancer was leading followed by cervical, prostrate and oesophagus cancer.

Residents of Eldoret mark World Cancer Day (file photo).

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