Dear Partners, Members, Volunteers and Supporters of Mathiwos Wondu-YeEthiopia Cancer Society/MWECS/. On behalf of our Society and the beneficiaries, we wish you a Happy Ethiopian Easter to be celebrated on April 16, 2017. As usual we are organizing Christmas party for pediatric...Read More
Considering that childhood cancer is becoming a public health problem in developing countries like Ethiopia, FMOH in collaboration with MWECS held a fruitful & productive consultative meeting on Pediatrics Cancer from March 3-4, 2017. There were 21 participants on the...Read More
non-governmental and non-profit making organization that is dedicated to the national control of cancer
Leukemias, which are cancers of the bone marrow and blood, are the most common childhood cancers. They account for about 30% of all cancers in children. The most common types in children are acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) and acute myelogenous leukemia (AML).
A cancer diagnosis is upsetting at any age, but especially so when
Cancer starts when cells begin to grow out of control. Cells in nearly any part of the body can become cancer, and can spread to other areas of the body. To learn more about how all cancers start and spread.
Breast cancer is a malignant tumor that starts in the cells of the breast. A malignant tumor is a group of cancer cells that can grow into (invade) surrounding
Smoking is the single most preventable cause of death and disease. Cigarettes cause more deaths than cocaine, auto accidents, AIDS, alcohol, heroin, fire, suicide and homicide combined.
The costs include over 400,000 lives lost every year in the U.S.– over 1200 each day — and $50 billion annually in lost productivity and increased health care costs.