The burden of Cancer is rising globally, In Kenya for example, Cancer is the 3rd leading cause of death after infectious and cardiovascular diseases.
According statistics of the National Cancer Institute of Kenya(NCI), Breast, cervix uteri, oesophagus, prostate and colorectum are the leading types of new cancer cases in both males and females across all ages, with oesophageal cancer being the leading cause of cancer deaths, followed by cervical cancer and then breast cancer.
In this regard, STMH-K strategically thought of a comprehensive oncology unit for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Some of the services offered in the unit include:
- Cancer testing and screening
- Nutrition and Counselling
- Physiotherapy and rehabilitation
- Palliative care
We take immense pride in providing top-notch healthcare services to our valued patients, From comprehensive evaluations to innovative treatment options. Our exceptional team of highly qualified professionals led by our Resident Oncologist Dr. Calvin Abuya is committed to delivering personalized care during the Outpatient Oncology clinic which runs everyday Monday to Friday and ensuring utmost comfort during ward rounds in our state-of-the art Oncology unit.
Our unit boasts State-of-the-Art facilities, equipped with the latest technology and resources to support our patients’ needs. We offer cutting-edge care in a modern and welcoming environment.
To ease the financial burden of treatment, we have partnered with Medical Insurance companies and we are also NHIF accredited thus the Chemotherapy sessions are fully paid by NHIF which is the primary insurance.
We also understand that fighting cancer can be overwhelming for both the patient and the relatives; physically and emotionally. That is why we have a caring and committed team of professionals, to provide compassionate support every step of the way. We strive to build strong relationships with our patients and their families. Our clients’ well being and comfort are our utmost priority.
In all this we are driven by the spirit of Love and Service hence our motto, “To Love and To Serve”.