Cancer Deaths on the Rise in Zimbabwe

CANCER cases and deaths continue to rise in Zimbabwe

CANCER cases and deaths continue to rise in Zimbabwe with the latest report released by the Zimbabwe Cancer Registry (ZCR) showing that 7,018 cases were recorded in 2014.

Of the recorded cases, 2,474 lives were lost to the chronic diseases including 126 children.

Cervical cancer remained the lead cancer followed by prostate, breast cancer, Kaposi sarcoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, non-melanoma skin cancer, oesophagus and colo-rectal in that order.

To read the article titled, “Harare Worst Hit As Cancer Cases, Deaths Spike” click here.

Source: 
All Africa

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