Sierra Leone clinic strives to improve breast cancer treatment

Al Jazeera's Nina Devries reports from Freetown, Sierra Leone, on one organisation that is doing what it can to improve ways to treat the disease.

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    During October's Breast Cancer Awareness month, activists worldwide are trying to raise awareness about the disease, which claims hundreds of thousands of deaths per year.

    Sierra Leone is one of the many countries across the world in which many patients have to deal with huge medical costs, as well as stigmas.

    Al Jazeera's Nina Devries reports from Freetown, Sierra Leone, on one organisation that is doing what it can to improve ways to treat the disease.


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