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We can all contribute to the fight against cancer

All posts by Phillipa Kibugu-Decuir.

State of Cancer Control in Rwanda: Past, Present, and Future Opportunities

State of Cancer Control in Rwanda: Past, Present, and Future Opportunities

Rwanda is a densely populated low-income country in East Africa. Previously considered a failed state after the genocide against the Tutsi in 1994, Rwanda has seen remarkable growth over the past 2 decades. Health care…
BCIEA On Mission to help & Support Women impacted by mastectomy

BCIEA On Mission to help & Support Women impacted by mastectomy

BCIEA Women impacted by mastectomy Due to the removal of one or both breasts as treatment for breast cancer.These patients are physically, psychologically and emotionally traumatized, stigmatized and lose their dignity and self confidence. Please…
Can we reduce the devastating impact of breast cancer in Rwanda?

Can we reduce the devastating impact of breast cancer in Rwanda?

Nothing can compare to the fear experienced when sitting in the doctor’s office and hearing the word cancer. I casually interviewed several breast cancer patients and survivors (62) in Rwanda and USA and 49 of…
I am a survivor and I will inspire and educate others about cancer…

I am a survivor and I will inspire and educate others about cancer…

As we celebrate 2019 World Cancer Day, I cannot help but reflect on how I got involved in the Fight against Cancer with the hope that may be, my story will touch someone out there…
We can do a lot of prevention by educating the youth.

We can do a lot of prevention by educating the youth.

After a deadly encounter with breast cancer which claimed the life of her sister, Philippa Kibugu Decuir is now at the forefront of the fight against the disease. In 2009, she got involved in breast…