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KENCO Awards Microgrants for SBCC Projects to It’s Members

KENCO Awards Microgrants for SBCC Projects to It’s Members

On Monday 17th October 2022, KENCO awarded microgrants for Social Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) to its member organizations to facilitate the implementation of short-term projects aimed at enhancing Cancer Awareness & Education. The funds will go towards development and distribution of cancer SBCC materials and other awareness creation activities within […]

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Childhoodcancer Awareness Fundraiser

Childhoodcancer Awareness Fundraiser

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) is an annual global event celebrated in September to raise support, funding and awareness of childhood cancers and the impact on the families or caregivers. It is symbolized by a gold ribbon worn to commemorate the month. This year #KENCO is #GoingGold by helping fund […]

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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) Fundraiser

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) Fundraiser

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) is an annual global event celebrated in September to raise support, funding and awareness of childhood cancers and the impact on the families or caregivers. It is symbolized by a gold ribbon worn to commemorate the month. This year KENCO is #Going Gold by helping […]

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GIST Awareness Day -July 13, 2022

GIST Awareness Day -July 13, 2022

What type of cancer is GIST? GISTs belong to a group of cancers called soft tissue sarcomas. Sarcomas are less-common cancers that develop in connective or supporting tissues. Sarcomas are derived from the general class of cells known as “mesenchymal cells”, found in bone, muscle, fat, cartilage, etc. In contrast, […]

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Kaposi’s Sarcoma Statistics

Kaposi’s Sarcoma Statistics

In Kenya, Kaposi Sarcoma is the 15th most common cancer type by incidence with 785 new cases (439m, 346f) diagnosed each year and 17th most common cancer type by mortality with 460 deaths (260m, 200f) annually according to Globocan 2020 data estimates. https://gco.iarc.fr/today/home

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