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Cancer in Kenya: Outlook and Perspectives

Russell E. White 1,2, Robert K. Parker1

1. Tenwek Hospital Bomet, Kenya and Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, USA

2. College of Surgeons, East Central and Southern Africa

Correspondence to: Prof Rusell White. P. O Box 39 Bomet, Kenya.


Keywords: Cancer, Cancer Screening

Ann Afr Surg 2018; 15 (4)

Conflicts of Interest: None

Funding: None

© 2018 Author. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Surgery fulfils a critical role in the care of patients with cancer. The Annals of African Surgery, since its inception, has recognized the importance of reporting on cancer in our settings(1,2).

Surgeons, to appropriately care for our patients, must advocate forthe prevention, diagnosis, curative treatment, and palliation of cancer. To do this well, we must share our experiences through hig