Nanyuki Cancer Support Group held a highly successful cancer screening event to mark World Cancer Day in February, with support from Hospice Care Kenya. The event took place at Muramati Dispensary in Laikipia North and aimed to reach out to people in this underserved location and give them the opportunity to benefit from cancer screening. On the day 273 people attended for cervical cancer, breast cancer or prostate cancer screening, resulting in 28 people being referred on for further investigation. This is an important intervention in ensuring that cancer is diagnosed earlier and treated sooner. The team also led well attended talks on cancer awareness and maintaining good health. Congratulations to Nanyuki Cancer Support Group and their partners, Laikipia County Health Department, Nanyuki Teaching and Referral Hospital, Laikipia Palliative Care Centre and Nanyuki Cottage Hospital, on reaching out to this isolated rural area.


World Cancer Day screening in Laikipia County

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