Hope for cancer patients in 2019 on new radiotherapy machines, centres
Cancer patients will soon beam with smiles this year if the Federal Government stays on track with its plans for new sets of radiotherapy machines and centres, according to sources who spoke with BDSUNDAY.
Radiotherapy, also known as radiation therapy, is part of cancer treatment which aims to control or kill malignant cells through linear accelerators.
Some cancer patients undergo chemotherapy, which is another type of treatment for the sickness that uses one or more anti-cancer drugs in treatment.
“In healthcare, by January 15, 2019, we are commissioning cancer care centres at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) as part of private-public partnership programme and we are also commissioning diagnostic centres in Kano and Umuahia,” Uche