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The role of traditional healers in the diagnosis and management of Burkitt lymphoma in Cameroon : understanding the challenges and moving forward
(BioMed Central, 2017-04-11)
Background Burkittlymphoma(BL) is the most common childhood cancer in Cameroon with a reported incidence of 3 per 100,000 children under 15 years in the Northwest region. Treatment at three Baptist mission hospitals has ...
Burkitt lymphoma – nutritional support during induction treatment : effect on anthropometric parameters and morbidity of treatment
Background: Malnutrition is common in children diagnosed with cancer in Africa, and it adds to the morbidity and mortality of treatment. Nutritional support is known to reduce morbidity and mortality of treatment. Aim: ...
Burkitt lymphoma : trends in children below 15 years reveal priority areas for early diagnosis activities in north-west Cameroon
Background: Burkitt lymphoma is one of the most common childhood cancers in Cameroon. Incidence rates of 5.9/100 000 and 2.58 per 100 000 have been reported in two studies in 2005 and 2012 amongst children below 15 years ...
Working together to build a better future for children with cancer in Africa
(American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2020)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: No abstract available
The outcome and cost of a capacity-building training programme on the early recognition and referral of childhood cancer for healthcare workers in North-West Cameroon
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2020)
Aim: Early cancer diagnosis is necessary to improve survival rates. The aim of this study was to assess the outcome and cost of the childhood cancer training programme amongst healthcare workers. Design: This was a ...