Tackling Cancer Menace

Tackling Cancer Menace

There’s need to make cancer screening free for all people in the country in order to detect the diseases in its early and manageable stages.

According to Kakamega women representative, Elsie Muhanda Most Kenyans who have lost their lives because of cancer started seeking treatment when the diseases had already spread to uncontrollable levels due to late diagnosis.

Addressing the public during the Annual General meeting for Shinyalu Women Sacco in Kakamega over the weekend Muhanda said that if the screening centers were available in all corners of the country at any time for free, the cancer menace would be handled to the minimum.

Elsie, however, urged all Kenyans to watch their diet saying that lifestyle is the factor to a key predisposing the deadly disease.

Speaking in Kiminini constituency Trans Nzoia county on Monday, the first lady of Kakamega county and wife to Kakamega County Governor Wycliffe Oparanya Priscilla Oparanya , also called on Kenyans to embrace local foods in order to curb the disease.

By Akivaga Sally