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TRADITIONS, BELIEFS AND CANCER WITH YOUNG ROGERS; SURVIVING CANCER AMIDST IT ALL.

By Kizito AngellaThere are a few people in this world who are born with the capacity to see fortune in…

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS; IS CANCER SCREENING FOR YOU?

Signs and symptoms of a disease are some of the most confusing points in the disease cycle of a patient.…

MOSES’ JOURNEY IN SURVIVING THE CLAW GRASP OF BURKIT LYMPHOMA

 By Kizito Angella“What is happening here?” Confused, scared or terrified and worried. A little bit of every emotion was making…

50 YEARS OF UCI’S COMMITTED SERVICE

 By Gertrude PikeriAugust 2017 marks 50 years since Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) was established to fight cancer in Uganda. With…

A care taker’s testimony

We have heard many stories and accounts of events from cancer patients but not much from care takers. These are…

Nankinga’s Battle with cancer

Nankinga Alice is a 21 year old beautiful girl who is battling with ovarian cancer. Fighting this disease at such…

Handover Ceremony

Arab contractors limited hands over Radiotherapy facility to the Ministry of Health and UCI. Many cancer patients in Uganda received…

Interview with Dr. Orem

Interview with Dr. Orem

Signing of the UCI act by the president. It’s significance to Uganda Cancer Institute’s operations. The act is going to…

INTERVIEW WITH DR. OKOTH

GYNECOLOGICAL CANCERS SOLVED What is the Fellowship program all about? Seated in Fred Hutch buiding conference room, Dr. Okoth looks…

Dr. Edus H. Warren named leader of Fred Hutch Global Oncology program

Dr. Edus H. Warren named leader of Fred Hutch Global Oncology program

Immunotherapy researcher and oncologist to head global cancer collaboration SEATTLE — July 6, 2017 — Immunotherapy researcher and oncologist Dr. Edus…

DECENTRALISATION OF CANCER SERVICES WILL IMPROVE PATIENT CARE.

In June 2017 the country woke up to an alarming headline “Abandoned to die” in one of the dailies. The…

CALL CENTRE TO IMPROVE SERVICE DELIVERY AT UGANDA CANCER INSTITUTE

This year Uganda Cancer Institute marks 50 years anniversary. Well that’s not altogether accurate. What!!! 2017 actually marks a Golden…

Government launches a Fellowship program to fight Gynecological cancer

Government launches a Fellowship program to fight Gynecological cancer

Government through the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uganda, Uganda Cancer Institute, Makerere University school of Health Sciences…

FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME IN GYNECOLOGICAL ONCOLOGY LAUNCH

FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME IN GYNECOLOGICAL ONCOLOGY LAUNCH

Uganda Cancer Institute has today 5th July 2017 launched the Fellowship Programme in Gynecological Oncology at Protea Hotel Kampala in…

Mr Benjamin Mwesige

Mr Benjamin Mwesige

Mr Benjamin MwesigeMeet the most learned oncology pharmacist in sub-Saharan Africa.Mr. Benjamin Mwesige is the head of pharmacy at Uganda…

Sr Nankoma

Sr Nankoma

Sr. Nankoma JanetMy 17years experience with cancer patients.Sister Janet Nankoma is a fifty six year old senior nursing officer at…

Dr Joseph Lubega

Dr Joseph Lubega

Dr Joseph LubegaDr. Joseph Lubega is the head of the pediatric (children’s) ward at Uganda Cancer Institute. Currently he is…

CANCER INFORMATION ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Have you ever come across cancer related information on social media? If Not, maybe you are less informed, if Yes,…

SPIRITUAL HEALING OF CANCER

Most are the times that cancer patients loose hope of recovery. Their doctors cannot guarantee their existence beyond a year.…

A CANCER SURVIVOR TURNED COUNSELOR

By Getrude PikeriMrs. Margaret Okello, aged 56, recalls 2007 as not only the most challenging year but also a turning…

UCI-PCAU Joint Conference

UCI-PCAU Joint Conference

CONCEPT NOTE The Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) and the Palliative Care Association of Uganda (PCAU) will host a Joint International…

Staying Alive  Afri-Art Gallery

Staying Alive Afri-Art Gallery

I first found out about the Uganda Cancer Institute while sitting in a library in Philadelphia. 2008. It was my…