Improve cancer care for 250 children in Malawi

 
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Improve cancer care for 250 children in Malawi

Improve cancer care for 250 children in Malawi
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Malawian child cancer patients

Malawian child cancer patients
Child cancer patients at the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre in Malawi (view small | med | large | orig)

Ganizano - at time of diagnosis

Ganizano - at time of diagnosis
Ganizano was diagnosed with Burkitts lymphoma, the most common child cancer in sub-Saharan African. It is an aggressive cancer of the lymph system characterised by rapid swelling of the face, neck of abdomen. It responds well to generic chemotherapy - one session a week for a month. (view small | med | large | orig)

Ganizano - half way through his treatment.

Ganizano - half way through his treatment.
Burkitts lymphoma responds well to generic chemotherapy drugs. This photo was taken two weeks after diagnosis and Ganizano's facial swelling has reduced significantly. (view small | med | large | orig)

Professor Liz Molyneux

Professor Liz Molyneux
Project leader, Liz Molyneux (view small | med | large | orig)

Young boy with Wilms tumour

Young boy with Wilms tumour
Wilms tumour is cancer of the kidney which causes swelling of the abdomen. It is curable in 50% of cases in Malawi with surgery and chemotherapy using generic drugs. (view small | med | large | orig)

Patients at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital

Patients at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital
Patients from the child cancer ward at the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi. (view small | med | large | orig)

Dr Trijn Israels from Amsterdam with a patient

Dr Trijn Israels from Amsterdam with a patient
Dr Israels visits the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital once a year for a week to conduct training workshops for healthcare professionals and to treat children. (view small | med | large | orig)

Improve cancer care for 250 children in Malawi

Improve cancer care for 250 children in Malawi
Photo from Progress Report 'Improving cancer care for children in Malawi' (view small | med | large | orig)

Improve cancer care for 250 children in Malawi

Improve cancer care for 250 children in Malawi
Photo from Progress Report 'Improving cancer care for children in Malawi' (view small | med | large | orig)
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Project Leader

Rebecca Ross

London, Greater London United Kingdom

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