Roswell Park teams up with Nigerian cancer center

lcc_rcpiAbout 102,000 new cancer cases are diagnosed annually in Nigeria. More than 70 percent die from the disease.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute is taking significant steps to try to change those numbers.

Roswell officials announced a partnership with the Lakeshore Cancer Center in Nigeria on Tuesday that will hopefully bring first-rate care to cancer patients in Africa. Roswell faculty provide Lakeshore oncologists with further clinical training and professional education. Candace Johnson, president and CEO of Roswell Park, said it’s Roswell’s purpose and responsibility to help improve cancer treatment globally.

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