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Little Known Symptoms Of Cervical Cancer You Should Watch Out For

Little Known Symptoms Of Cervical Cancer You Should Watch Out For

We hear all about the symptoms of breast cancer on a regular basis, but there’s another type of cancer that is common in women: cervical cancer. According to Cancer.net, “Cervical cancer begins when healthy cells on the surface of the cervix change and grow out of control, forming a mass called a tumor.” According to […]

Bill Gates Support For Fight Against Cancer Among Women

Bill Gates Support For Fight Against Cancer Among Women

AS cases of cervical cancer increase, screening services with existing family planning clinics can increase access to the services and treatment. Marie Stopes Tanzania Country Director, Anil Tambay, made the remarks in Dar es Salaam yesterday to mark the end of the Bill and Melinda Gates cervical cancer screening and preventative therapy project. Mr Tambay […]

Breast Cancer Replaces Cervical Cancer As Top Women Illness In Ethiopia

Breast Cancer Replaces Cervical Cancer As Top Women Illness In Ethiopia

Breast cancer is becoming the most prevalent illness among women in Ethiopia replacing cervical cancer, says specialist in the field. Dr. Bogale Solomon , specialist in cancer treatment and member of Ethiopian Medical Association says young women are becoming the victims of the disease. For instance in case of Addis Ababa the breast cancer is […]

First Lady Urges Malawi Women To Go For Cervical Cancer Screening

First Lady Urges Malawi Women To Go For Cervical Cancer Screening

First Lady Gertrude Mutharika has emphasized the need for all women in the country to under go cervical cancer screening as a precaution to ensure that they are free from the disease and attain early treatment. Speaking during Malawi Broadcasting Corporation’s Zokonda Amayi Macheza programme in Mzuzu on Saturday, she said women will lose nothing […]

Cervical Cancer Cases On The Rise

Cervical Cancer Cases On The Rise

 Cases of cervical cancer are increasing at an alarming rate in the region, the latest statistics show. The statistics released by a non-governmental organisation, Tanzania Youth Alliance (Tayoa), yesterday, indicate that there is a steady increase in reported cases of the disease. In February 2014, over 10,000 women were diagnosed with cervical cancer in Mwanza […]

Tanzania: Women Urged To Screen For Cervical Cancer

Tanzania: Women Urged To Screen For Cervical Cancer

Women are being urged to go for regular check-ups for cervical cancer. The majority of cervical cancer-related deaths occur in developing countries including Tanzania. The Medical Officer In-Charge of Bukombe District Hospital Dr Nyamuhanga Range said Monday that many women suffering from cervical seek treatment when it is too late. “Cervical cancer takes a long […]

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