How about in Kenya?
Cancer situation in Kenya
The cancer burden is rising globally, exerting significant strain on populations and
health systems at all income levels. In Kenya, cancer is the 3rd leading cause of death
after infectious and cardiovascular diseases. The International Agency for Research in
Cancer (IARC) GLOBOCAN report for 2018 estimated 47,887 new cases of cancer annually
with a mortality of 32,987.
This represents close to 45% increase in incidence compared to the previous report that
estimated 37,000 new cancer cases annually with an annual mortality of 28,500 in 2012.
Breast, cervix uteri, oesophagus, prostate and colorectum are the leading types of new
cancer cases in both males and females across all ages, with oesophageal cancer being
the leading cause of cancer deaths, followed by cervical cancer and then breast