Cancer Registry



HIV-related cancers in Africa: There is a paucity of information regarding HIV-related cancers in low resource settings where the HIV epidemic is concentrated. This program builds on a previous that was established in the Department of Pathology at the University Hospital in Butare. We have bult on this program since 2009 to-date and registered over 4300 cancer cases, part of data were presented Dr Eugene Mutimura on trends in AIDS related cancers during scale up of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in Rwanda and by Dr Jean Claude Dusingize on epidemiology of AIDS ARM and non- ARM before and during HAART era in Rwanda of at the July Washington, USA AIDS Conference (see link).

Table: Common pediatric cancers by sex