Africa

Epidemiological studies predict that there will be more than 1 million new cases per year in Africa by 2020 while treatment options available today are already insufficient.

More than 30 african countries have no radiation therapy equipment available at all, and there has been a large increase in the number of cancer cases due to demographic and socio-economic factors.

The goal of European Cancer Centers is to develop access to radiation therapy treatment in Sub-Saharan Africa by creating a network of specialized medical Centers (phase 1 : Cameroun, Ivory Coast, Senegal) in the context of an African – European partnership.