Cancer Hospitals in Kenya

Hospitals that offer cancer treatment in Kenya3 min


Hospitals in Kenya that offer cancer treatment services

Cancer is a dangerous disease which has claimed many lives in Kenya mainly as a result of a deficiency in cancer care services. However, there have been concerted efforts by both the Kenya government and the private sector that have led to a steady rise and improvement in cancer treatment facilites.

The following is a list of hospitals which are equipped to handle different cases of the cancer menace: 

Aga Khan University Hospital

This hospital is located along Limuru Road in Parklands, Nairobi. Services offered here include: specialised diagnostics, detection and screening programmes, palliative and rehabilitation programmes, and radiotherapy and chemotherapy treatments.

Coast Province General Hospital

The hospital is located along Kisauni Road in Mombasa. It offers services like chemotherapy, cancer screening and surgery.

Beacon Health Services Cancer Treatment Center

This facility is located along 5th Ngong Avenue in Nairobi. It provides cancer diagnosis and outpatient services.

Kijabe Mission Hospital

Kijabe Mission Hospital is situated in Kijabe area. Services at the faciltiy include cancer screening, surgery and chemotherapy. palliative care is also offered here. It primarily handles cases of breast cancer, surgically treatable cervical cancer and Kaposi’s sarcoma.

Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH)

KNH is located along Hospital Road in Nairobi. Services here include cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment.

Mater Hospital

This facility offers testing services for leukemia, cervical, prostate and breast cancer. It also offers surgery and other cancer management services.

MP Shah Hospital/Cancer Care Center

It is along Shivachi Road in Parklands, Nairobi. Services at this facility include diagnosis, radiotherapy and chemotherapy cancer treatment options.

Moi Teaching and Referal Hospital

This is found in AMPATH Oncology Center in Eldoret town. It has other satellite clinics in Chulaimbo (Kisumu), Webuye, Turbo, Kitale, Busia and Mosoriot. Services include screening, diagnosis, treatment and education.

Nairobi Hospital

This is located along Argwings Khodek Road in Nairobi. It provides cancer screening and treatment services.

Nairobi Hospice

It is situated in the Kenyatta National Hospital Complex in Nairobi. Services at the facility include home-based palliative care and outpatient services for cancer and other terminal illnesses.

Tenwek Mission Hospital

This is found in Bomet, Rift Valley. It provides limited screening and treatment services for cancer. It also offers palliateve care, stenting for esophageal as well as management of other terminal illnesses.

Nairobi Women’s Hospital

This is located in Hurlingham, Nairobi. The facility offers gynecologic oncology testing and treatment as well fee-based cervical screening and free breast screening.

Texas Cancer Center

The center is located along Argwings Khodek Grove in Hurlingham, Nairobi. It offers cancer screening and treatment services. 

Aga Khan University Hospital, Limuru Road, Parklands, Nairobi, +254 (0) 20 366 2037/2644, +254 (0) 732 688 911, Provides detection and screening programmes, specialised diagnostics, chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment, and palliative and rehabilitation programmes.

Coast Province General Hospital, Kisauna Road, Mombasa, +254 (0) 41 231 4204, +254 (0) 722 207 868, Provides cancer screening, chemotherapy and surgery.

Kenyatta National Hospital, Hospital Road, Nairobi, +254 20 272 6450. Provides cancer screening, diagnosis, treatment (including chemotherapy, surgery, radiotherapy and palliative care).

Kijabe Mission Hospital, P.O. Box 20, Kijabe 00220, +254 (0) 20 324 6500, +254 (0) 733 779 994,,

Provides screening, chemotherapy and surgery treatment for several cancers – primarily breast cancer, Kaposi’s sarcoma and surgically treatable cervical cancer.  Provides palliative care.

Mater Hospital, Along Mukenia & Dunga Road, South B, Nairobi, +254 (0)20 653 1199, +254 (0)733 641 870, Provides leukemia, breast, cervical and prostate cancer testing services; surgery for malignant tumors; general cancer management services.

Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, AMPATH Oncology Centre, P.O Box 4606, Code: 30100, Eldoret, plus satellite clinics in: Kitale, Webuye, Busia, Chulaimbo (Kisumu), Mosoriot, Turbo, Iten, +254 704 381 628, +254 721 176 262. Provides cancer education, screening, diagnosis, treatment (including palliative care).

M.P. Shah Hospital/Cancer Care Kenya, Shivachi Road, Parklands, Nairobi, 0733 606 752 (MP Shah), +254 20 374 0132 (Cancer Care Kenya), (MP Shah), (Cancer Care Kenya). Provides diagnosis, chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments.

Nairobi Hospice, Kenyatta National Hospital Complex, Hospital Road, Nairobi, +254 020 271 383, Provides out-patient and home-based palliative care for cancer and other terminal illnesses.

Nairobi Hospital, Argwings Khodek Road, Nairobi, 0722 204 114, Provides cancer screening and treatment services (chemotherapy).

Nairobi Women’s Hospital, Hurlingham, Nairobi, +254 20 272 6821,  Provides gynecologic oncology testing and treatment.  Free breast screenings and fee-based cervical screenings each Thursday, 10am-4pm.

Texas Cancer Centre, Argwings Khodek Grove, Hurlingham, Nairobi, +254 753 623 971, +254 20 262 3605. Provides cancer screening and treatment services.

Tenwek Mission Hospital, P.O Box 39 – 20400?, Bomet, +254 20 2045542, ?+254728091900, Provides limited screening, cancer treatment services (gynecologic), stenting for esophageal cancer patients, and palliative care services for cancer and other terminal illnesses.

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