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Ugandan Voted to Lead International Cancer Organization childhood cancers 1 2

She told URN in an interview that her focus at the global body will be highlighting key issues that are unique to Africa which are deterring many children from surviving from cancer. While in many western countries, survival from children cancer is to the highs of 80%, the World Health Organization has set an overall objective to improve survival from all cancers affecting children to 60% by 2030 but Balagadde says in some parts of Africa, survival goes to as low as 10%.
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Uganda Opens Special Clinic to Manage Cancers in Children childhood cancers 2 1

The clinic situated at the ground level of the Uganda Cancer Institute/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center at Mulago hospital has a dedicated blood infusion area, four consulting rooms, six full time nurses and a pediatric oncologist heading the clinic.
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10:56

Cancer Becoming More Common in Children – WHO cancer in children 1

Some 215,000 cancers are diagnosed every year in under 15-year-olds, and another 85,000 in 15 to 19-year-olds, according to data released by the agency, on the occasion to mark International Childhood Cancer Day on February 15. The day is used to raise awareness and to express support for children and adolescents with cancer, survivors and their families.
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Early Diagnosis of Cancers in Children Could Save Lives childhood cancers 2

Cancer specialists argue that a number of parents take long to screen their children for cancer, when they start falling sick, because they lack information on the disease and cannot access services for accurate diagnosis.
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