Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Perspective Volume 3 Issue 10

“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.

Received: 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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Citation: Rasheed Ofosu-Poku., et al. ““Is it a Curse to Suffer from Cancer in Sub-Saharan Africa?”: The Situation of Radiation Therapy for Management of Head and Neck Cancers".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 3.10 (2020): 60-61.


Copyright: © 2020 Rasheed Ofosu-Poku., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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