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Cancer control in Africa

Guest editors: Twalib Ngoma, Alina Macacu and Peter Boyle

This special issue highlights some of the major problems currently being faced by the oncology community in Africa.  The 16 articles, written by international experts as well as authors from multiple African countries, describe the struggle to cope with the current situation and call for radical change in order to deal with the future flood of patients with cancer in Africa.

The articles outline how to best make rapid progress for the future, which will require exceptional funding and coordinated and sustainable investment in human capital, and in infrastructure as well as significant financial investment.

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Special Issue articles

Special Issue: Cancer in Africa: the way forward

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 25 Jul 2019 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2019.953

Special Issue: Cancer prevention: cervical cancer

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 25 Jul 2019 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2019.952

Special Issue: Cancer prevention and control: Kaposi’s sarcoma

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 25 Jul 2019 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2019.951

Special Issue: Cancer prevention in Africa: liver cancer

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 25 Jul 2019 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2019.950

Special Issue: Cancer prevention and control: hepatocellular carcinoma

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 25 Jul 2019 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2019.949

Special Issue: Importance of hospital cancer registries in Africa

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 25 Jul 2019 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2019.948

Special Issue: Cancer control in Africa: is cancer research a luxury or necessity?

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 25 Jul 2019 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2019.947

Special Issue: Improving access to palliative care for patients with cancer in Africa: 25 years of Hospice Africa

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 25 Jul 2019 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2019.946

Special Issue: Pathology and cancer in Africa

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 25 Jul 2019 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2019.945

Special Issue: Cancer treatment in Africa: the importance of the role of nursing

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 25 Jul 2019 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2019.944

Special Issue: Cancer control in Africa: surgery

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 25 Jul 2019 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2019.943

Special Issue: Radiotherapy treatment in cancer control and its important role in Africa

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 25 Jul 2019 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2019.942

Special Issue: The state of medical oncology in Senegal

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 25 Jul 2019 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2019.941

Special Issue: Developing medical oncology in Africa

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 25 Jul 2019 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2019.940

Special Issue: Increasing cancer awareness and prevention in Africa

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 25 Jul 2019 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2019.939

Special Issue: Challenges and opportunities in the creation and implementation of cancer control plans in Africa

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 25 Jul 2019 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2019.938



Founding partners

European Cancer Organisation European Institute of Oncology

Founding Charities

Foundazione Umberto Veronesi Fondazione IEO Swiss Bridge

Published by

ecancer Global Foundation