Patients, Survivors Share Agonizing Tale of Managing Cancer

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Nankinga Before and after undergoing cancer treatment Lillian Nansubuga

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In short
Each year, more than 300,000 children aged below 19 are diagnosed with cancer around the world. Approximately 8 in 10 of these children live in low and middle-income countries where their survival rate is often near 20 percent. This is in stark contrast to high-income countries, where cure rates exceed 80 percent for many common childhood cancers.

 

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