Traditional Herbalists and Cancer Management in Kumasi, Ghana

@article{OBrien2012TraditionalHA,
  title={Traditional Herbalists and Cancer Management in Kumasi, Ghana},
  author={Kieran S. O’Brien and Amr S Soliman and Kofi A. Annan and Richard N. Lartey and B. Awuah and Sof{\'i}a D. Merajver},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Education},
  year={2012},
  volume={27},
  pages={573-579}
}
Cancer incidence rates are increasing in sub-Saharan Africa where traditional medical practitioners (TMPs) are involved in cancer management. Little is known about the specific role that TMPs play in cancer management in Ghana; we hypothesize that an understanding of the practices of TMPs with regard to cancer patients would help to enhance literacy about cancer amongst TMPs and would contribute to the diagnosis of cancer at earlier stages, by avoiding the detrimental delays while enlisting… CONTINUE READING

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