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.
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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