Africa Oxford Cancer Foundation

By 2020 there are expected to be 16 million new cases of cancer every year, 70 per cent of which will be in developing countries.

African countries are the least able of all developing countries to cope, having few cancer care services. Most Africans have no access to cancer screening, early diagnosis, treatment or palliative care. Consequently a diagnosis of cancer leads, in most cases, to a painful and distressing death.


AfrOx believes that by forging alliances of individuals, NGOs and governments to share expertise, technology, training and a degree of philanthropic support, much could be done to help reduce global disparities in cancer care.

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 AfrOx is a genuine partner in the journey towards improving prevention, early diagnosis and holistic care for cancers in a country such as Ghana and potentially other countries such as ours in Africa. 

Dr Lorna Renner

Consultant paediatrician in charge of the Paediatric Cancer Unit at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana. Member of National Cancer Care Plan Steering committee and a member of the Cancer Society of Ghana.

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