News December 2019

25 / 12 / 2019

The Link Between Cancer and Heart Disease

When you’re facing down cancer, heart disease isn’t top of mind. Yet, it turns out many cancer patients face a greater risk from cardiovascular disease (CVD) than from their cancer. More than 1 in 10 cancer patients dies from heart and blood vessel problems, rather than cancer.

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16 / 12 / 2019

AHO determined to prevent cervical cancer in Africa

Cervical cancer claims the lives of nine Kenyan women every day and is the leading cause of cancer deaths in women in sub-Saharan Africa. These deaths are tragic, not just because cervical cancer is the most common in women between the ages of 15 to 44, but also because they are almost always preventable through vaccination.

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