Through advocacy, awareness, education, empowerment, access to treatment, support, and research BCIEA ensures patients do not face breast cancer fearfully and helplessly alone.
Join the fight, join the cause, volunteer and more. Philippa Kibugu-Decuir is the founder and director of BCIEA Inc
To ensure that through advocacy, awareness, education, empowerment, access to treatment support, and research, patients do not face breast cancer fearfully and helplessly alone.
We reach out Touch, Teach, Change and Save lives.
(WHO) Estimates that 70% of all cancer deaths occur in low and middle income countries where resources for prevention, diagnosis and treatment are limited or non-existent, lack of awareness, fear, myths, stigma and misinformation are associated with the prevalent late stage presentation of breast cancer by many African
Advanced breast cancer is costly, difficult or sometimes impossible to treat and may result in death. Breast cancer initiative East Africa(BCIEA)Inc, was formed to take the lead in the advancement of breast cancer surveillance and improved survival rates targeting the most neglected low in-come communities of East Africa
In 2008 BCIEA started with 27 breast cancer survivors. By 2019, the program had reached over 25 000 people and still counting... Until the devastating interruptions of COVID-19 that brought the program to a standstill.
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My fight against breast cancer began in 1986 when my sister, Mabel was airlifted to a London hospital for an expensive surgery that could not save her dear life–she died of metastatic breast cancer. My sister’s death changed my life in a way that is..