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Mugo: 50 Kenyans die of cancer daily

23 January 2013, 11:33

Eldoret - The Standard reports Public Health Minister Beth Mugo says about 50 Kenyans die daily from cancer and most cases are diagnosed late when nothing can be done to save the situation. 

Speaking at an international cancer management conference in Eldoret, the minister revealed that about 80,000 cases of cancer are diagnosed each year.

According to her, the International Atomic Energy Agency 2010 also found the situation in Kenya dire with severe lack of medical practitioners and a large number of new cancers being diagnosed annually.

- For more visit The Standard

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