Study: Cancer cases rise at alarming rate

Nyandarua County Woman Representative Wanjiku Muhia and National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi during the ground-breaking ceremony for a Sh1 billion cancer centre at Miharati trading centre, Kipipiri Sub-County, in Nyandarua County on May 30, 2015. Over Sh10 million was raised during the ceremony presided over by Mr Muturi on behalf of Deputy President William Ruto. PHOTO | STEVE NJUGUNA |

What you need to know:

  • Cervical, lymphatic, colon and rectum ailments most recorded.
  • Number of prostate cancer patients shoots up from 546 to 2,127 between 1990 and 2013.

Cases of breast and prostate cancer are increasing at an alarming rate in Kenya, says a new study.

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