Why do men of African descent have the highest rates of Prostate Cancer in the world?
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Season One / Episode One
The Patient-to-Patient Podcast

Why Do Men Of African Descent Have the Highest Rates Of Prostate Cancer In The World?

For today’s adventure, we travel to the Continent of Africa to meet my friend and someone I know you will be inspired by, Dr. Nomsa Tsikai. According to the World Cancer Research Fund International (https://www.wcrf.org/cancer-trends/prostate-cancer-statistics), The African Country of Zimbabwe has the highest prostate cancer mortality rate in the world as of 2020. Dr. Tsikai discusses this topic and so much more!

Dr Nomsa Tsikai

Dr. Tsikai’s Bio
Qualifications: MBChB (UZ), MMed Rad-Onc (UZ)

Dr. Nomsa Tsikai is a Clinical Oncologist (Cancer Specialist). She is the founding Director of Harare Oncology Centre, a cancer treatment center in Harare, Zimbabwe. She has over 10 years of experience in the oncology field both in the government and the private sector. She is a strong cancer advocate and is passionate about cancer prevention and early detection. She founded the Cancer Care Network Trust Zimbabwe which is an organization responsible for cancer advocacy, patient support, and palliative care.

Main Topics Discussed 

  1. Prostate Cancer Mortality Rates In Zimbabwe
  2. How Dr. Tsikai and Her Team are Making A Difference
  3. At What Age Should Men Be Screened For Prostate Cancer?
  4. How R.J. Windham Is Seeking Your Assistance To Help With Testing And Care For Zimbabwean Men.
Important Links www.rjwindham.com






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