Doctors in Sudan battle social taboos surrounding cancer

Doctors in Sudan are struggling to overcome social taboos surrounding cancer treatment. The issue does not receive priority in Sudanese culture. Many opt for herbal treatment and forgo seeking real medical help until it is too late.

    Doctors in Sudan are struggling to overcome social taboos surrounding cancer treatment.

    The issue does not receive priority in Sudanese culture.

    Many opt for herbal treatment and forgo seeking real medical help until it is too late.

    Al Jazeera's Hiba Morgan reports from Khartoum.


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