What is Kaposi’s Sarcoma?

What is Kaposi’s Sarcoma?

What is Kaposi Sarcoma (KS) ? A rare type of treatable cancer of the endothelial cells of the blood vessels and lymphatic system. Abnormal cells of KS form purple, red, or brown blotches or tumors on the skin called lesions or on mucous membranes that are in line with the […]

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International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Press Release

International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Press Release

The month of September is the International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, plus a few other cancers. Further, this week, the 7th – 13th of August is the Global Week for Action on Non Communicable Diseases, including cancer. Follow the link below to read KENCO’s Press Release on Childhood Cancers highlighting […]

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Survivor’s Resilience Amidst COVID-19

Survivor’s Resilience Amidst COVID-19

It is often said that people’s resilience and humanity are regularly tested during times tough times like the one we face right now due to the COVID-19 epidemic. While the COVID-19 situation has been a great bother to most of us, it has also helped to bring the best out […]

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COVID-19: What People Living With Cancer Should Do

COVID-19: What People Living With Cancer Should Do

Dear friends, On 25th March 2020 we wrote to the CS health requesting the ministry of health to come up with guidelines on cancer treatment & COVID-19. On 31st March 2020 we released a position paper highlighting key concerns & recommendations around cancer care & COVID-19. We are glad to […]

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Thank You For Supporting Our Fundraising Campaign

Thank You For Supporting Our Fundraising Campaign

Dear Members, It has been said that a friend in need is a friend indeed. The KENCO Board and Secretariat can reliably say that we have friends who have our back. Words cannot express how grateful we are for your kindness and generosity during the 17-day period of the Global […]

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Cancer Treatment Services in Kenya During COVID-19 Pandemic

Cancer Treatment Services in Kenya During COVID-19 Pandemic

Kenya is currently grappling with a double challenge of COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and Cancer, which is the third leading cause of death in Kenya, with a Kenyan dying every 15 minutes. The Latest data across the world, shows that cancer is among one of the more serious comorbidities that increase […]

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Corona Virus – #StopTheSpread

Corona Virus – #StopTheSpread

What is Coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which may cause illness in animals or humans.  In humans, several coronaviruses are known to cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). […]

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