African culture, traditional medicine, and cancer care
School of Nursing and Midwifery, East Africa
In their Lancet OncologyCommission, Wilfred Ngwa and colleaguesprovide a succinct account of the state of cancer in sub-Saharan Africa. However, one area requiring further insight is the role of African traditions and cultural attitudes, including traditional medicine, on cancer prevention, treatments, and outcomes in the region.
Publication ( Name of Journal)
The Lancet Oncology
James, P. B.,
Asiimwe, J. B.,
Mwaka, A. D.,
Kasilo, O. M.
(2022). African culture, traditional medicine, and cancer care. The Lancet Oncology, 1-2.
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