More than 85 percent of invasive cervical cancer cases occur in low and middle income countries. Cervical Cancer is rated the most common cancer among women in Ghana, because of the low awareness of the disease in Ghana, over 90 percent of the cases presented in health facilities tend to be at the advanced stage where the disease has already spread. Consequently, the cervical cancer incidence and mortality rates in Ghana has become one of the highest in the world.
Cancer causes more deaths in the world than HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis or malaria.
Studies suggest that improvement in the application of preventive measures could considerably reduce the burden of cervical cancer in Ghana, so this morning Dr. Caryn Agyeman Prempeh a crusader against cervical cancer had an interaction with Muslim women at Madina, it was a program organised on women mentorship network. A crusader against cervical cancer Dr Caryn Agyeman Prempeh