“Is it a Curse to Suffer from Cancer in Sub-Saharan Africa?”: The Situation of Radiation Therapy for Management of Head and Neck Cancers
Rasheed Ofosu-Poku*, Alberta Delali Dzaka and Gladys Anyane
Directorate of Family Medicine, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
*Corresponding Author: Rasheed Ofosu-Poku, Directorate of Family Medicine, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana.
September 21, 2021; Published: September 24, 2021
Head and neck cancers are a heterogeneous group of cancers affecting the oral cavity, nasal cavity, pharynx, larynx, paranasal sinuses and salivary glands [1,2]. The incidence of head and neck cancers are increasing globally, especially in low and middle income countries [3,4]. Mortality and morbidity from head and neck cancers are also increasing in low and middle income countries on account of their poor biomedical resource availability and accessibility, and health-seeking behaviour [5-8].
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