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Hospitals With Cancer Treatment Facilities In Kenya

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Cancer is a dangerous disease which has claimed many lives in Kenya mainly as a result of a deficiency in cancer care services. However, there have been concerted efforts by both the Kenya government and the private sector that have led to a steady rise and improvement in cancer treatment facilites.

The following is a list of hospitals which are equipped to handle different cases of the cancer menace:

Aga Khan University Hospital

This hospital is located along Limuru Road in Parklands, Nairobi. Services offered here include: specialised diagnostics, detection and screening programmes, palliative and rehabilitation programmes, and radiotherapy and chemotherapy treatments.

Coast Province General Hospital

The hospital is located along Kisauni Road in Mombasa. It offers services like chemotherapy, cancer screening and surgery.

Beacon Health Services Cancer Treatment Center

This facility is located along 5th Ngong Avenue in Nairobi. It provides cancer diagnosis and outpatient services.

Kijabe Mission Hospital

Kijabe Mission Hospital is situated in Kijabe area. Services at the faciltiy include cancer screening, surgery and chemotherapy. palliative care is also offered here. It primarily handles cases of breast cancer, surgically treatable cervical cancer and Kaposi’s sarcoma.

Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH)

KNH is located along Hospital Road in Nairobi. Services here include cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment.

Mater Hospital

This facility offers testing services for leukemia, cervical, prostate and breast cancer. It also offers surgery and other cancer management services.

MP Shah Hospital/Cancer Care Center

It is along Shivachi Road in Parklands, Nairobi. Services at this facility include diagnosis, radiotherapy and chemotherapy cancer treatment options.

Moi Teaching and Referal Hospital

This is found in AMPATH Oncology Center in Eldoret town. It has other satellite clinics in Chulaimbo (Kisumu), Webuye, Turbo, Kitale, Busia and Mosoriot. Services include screening, diagnosis, treatment and education.

Nairobi Hospital

This is located along Argwings Khodek Road in Nairobi. It provides cancer screening and treatment services.

Nairobi Hospice

It is situated in the Kenyatta National Hospital Complex in Nairobi. Services at the facility include home-based palliative care and outpatient services for cancer and other terminal illnesses.

Tenwek Mission Hospital

This is found in Bomet, Rift Valley. It provides limited screening and treatment services for cancer. It also offers palliateve care, stenting for esophageal as well as management of other terminal illnesses.

Nairobi Women’s Hospital

This is located in Hurlingham, Nairobi. The facility offers gynecologic oncology testing and treatment as well fee-based cervical screening and free breast screening.

Texas Cancer Center

The center is located along Argwings Khodek Grove in Hurlingham, Nairobi. It offers cancer screening and treatment services. 

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Emerging from the athletic heartland of Rift Valley, Eka Kaoo was destined to have a relationship with sports. However, instead of lacing up running shoes, Eka picked up a pen, weaving narratives around the athletes who brought pride to Kenya.

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