"Mathiwos Wondu - YeEthiopia Cancer Society"

non-governmental and non-profit making organization that is dedicated to the national control of cancer

Pediatric 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

Breast Cancer

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

Tobacco Control

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.

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Mid-term Review

MWECS has made a Midterm Review on one of its project called ACBF Supported Tobacco...

Consultative Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases

News of Consultative Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases The long awaited consultative...

Eid Al-Fitr Holiday Party for Pediatric Patients at Black Lion Hospital

As usual Mathiwos Wondu-YeEthiopia Cancer Society (MWECS) together with its...

National Non-Communicable Diseases Consultative Meeting