Top Ten Best Cancer Hospitals in Kenya

Last Updated on 12/05/2021 by Steve Wanjie

Top ten best cancer hospitals. What are the best cancer treatment hospitals in Kenya, and how do you choose? You will find answers here, and it is my hope you will get help from this piece.

List of top ten best cancer hospitals in Kenya:

  1. HCGCCK Cancer Centre
  2. Texas Cancer Centre
  3. Aga Khan University Hospital
  4. The Nairobi Hospital Cancer Treatment Centre
  5. Kenyatta National Hospital
  6. Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital – AMPATH Kenya
  7. Nairobi Radiotherapy Centre
  8. Nephromed Speciality Healthcare
  9. Varian
  10. Beacon Health Services

How to Choose the Best Cancer Treatment Centre

You have been diagnosed with, or you suspect you have cancer. How do you find the right place to go for treatment?

Here are tips to help find the best cancer treatment center:

  • Does the center have the newest cancer treatment technology?

You want to hear the latest cancer treatment tech words like;

a) Oncologists – qualified cancer treatment doctors are working at the facility

b) IMTG -Image-Guided Radiation Therapy is offered at the center

c) Immunotherapy – cancer treatment system is available at the center

d) SRS – Stereotactic Radiotherapy System is in use at the center

e) etc

  • Hospital location matters

Find a cancer treatment center near your home because you will have to visit the hospital regularly. This could help reduce treatment costs because there will be a lot of traveling to and from the hospital.

  • Accreditation Status

A qualified cancer treatment center must be recognized by Health Regulations and Quality Standards Committee (HR&QS.) Check for hospital accredation.

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Services offered by the top ten best cancer hospitals

Let us look at the services that each hospital on our list is able to offer to its clients.

  1. HCGCCK Cancer Centre

It is a comprehensive cancer treatment centre equipped with state-of-the-art technology. They serve patients from East and Central Africa. Most of their cancer specialist doctors are from India. It is the first Indian cancer care centre in Africa.

Services offered:

  • Medical Oncology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Patient Care

Type of cancers treated:

They treat all types of cancers in Kenya and in East and Central Africa

Technologies in use:

  • IMRT
  • Brachytherapy

Contact:

 Telephone number +254 727 844 882

Website:

 HCGCCK

Location:

Shivachi Road, Parklands, Nairobi, Kenya

2. Texas Cancer Centre

They offer specialized cancer treatment services.

Services offered:

  • Pain and palliative care clinic
  • Cancer testing and screening
  • Chemotherapy
  • Linear Accelerator Radiotherapy
  • Radioactive Iodine treatment
  • Physiotherapy and rehabilitation

Contact:

Telephone number 0716 279 632

Website:

Texascancercenter

Location:

Mbagathi way, Keri road, Nairobi west, Nairobi, Kenya

3. Aga Khan University Hospital

Services offered:

  • Medical Oncology
  • Haematology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Palliative Care
  • Chemotherapy treatment Unit
  • Multidisciplinary breast cancer clinic

Contact:

Telephone number +254 020 366 2000

Website:

Hospital.aku.edu

Location:

3RD Parklands Avenue, Limuru road, Nairobi, Kenya

4. The Nairobi Hospital Cancer Treatment Centre

 Services offered:

  • Cancer screening
  • Chemotherapy
  • Cancer laboratory
  • Imaging services
  • Radiotherapy
  • Palliative care
  • Radioactive Iodine treatment

Location:

Argwings Khodek road Nairobi, Kenya

Contact:

Telephone numbers – 0703082000 – 0730666000

Website:

Thenairobihos.org

5. Kenyatta National Hospital

Kenyatta National Hospital is the largest referral hospital in East and Central Africa. The hospital’s cancer centre is the only place where the poor can access treatment.

 Services offered:

  • Cancer prevention
  • Cancer screening
  • Cancer diagnosis
  • Cancer Staging
  • Cancer treatment
  • Cancer coping

Location:

Upper Hill, Ngong road, Nairobi, Kenya

Website:

Knh.or.ke

Contact:

Telephone numbers 0709854000/ 0730643000

6. Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital – AMPATH Kenya

Services offered:

  • Cancer prevention
  • Cancer diagnosis
  • Cancer treatment
  • Palliative and hospice care

Contact:

Telephone numbers 0722201277/ 0734600461

Location:

Nandi road, Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County, Kenya

Website:

mtrh.co.ke

7. Nairobi Radiotherapy Centre

It is a tertiary cancer treatment centre. The centre is famous for providing modern comprehensive cancer treatment in Kenya.

NHIF Accreditation:

The centre accepts National Hospital Insurance Fund cover

 Services offered:

  • Oncology consultations
  • Day chemotherapy infusions
  • Targeted cancer therapies
  • Nutrition, diet, and counselling
  • Blood transfusions
  • Laboratory services
  • Oncology pharmacy
  • Radiotherapy for keloid

Contact:

Telephone number 0700322585/ 0780322585

Location:

Kindaruma road, Kilimani, Nairobi, Kenya

Website:

Nairobiradiotherapy.com

8. Nephromed Speciality Healthcare

A modern day care chemotherapy centre in Nairobi. They do have a branch in Mombasa Kenya as well.

NHIF Accreditation:

The centre accepts National Hospital Insurance Fund cover

 Services offered:

  • Oncology consultation
  • Chemotherapy
  • Palliative care
  • Hormones therapy
  • Nutrition guidance
  • Hydration
  • Laboratory services

Contact:

Telephone number 0737787878

Location:

2nd Floor, Williamson House, 4th Ngong Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya

Website:

Nephromed.co.ke

9. Varian – at Nairobi West Hospital

Varian is a leader in delivery of cancer care and treatment solutions from United States. They are working relentlessly to create a world without cancer fear.

 Services offered:

  • Radiosurgery
  • Proton therapy
  • Brachytherapy
  • Adaptive Therapy
  • Interventional solutions
  • Software
  • Veterinary Oncology

Contact:

Telephone number 0730600000

Location:

Gandhi Avenue, Nairobi West, Kenya

Website:

Nairobiwesthospital.com

Varian.com

10. Beacon Health Services

Services offered:

  • Outpatient Oncology
  • Haematology and blood related cancers
  • Chemotherapy
  • Cancer screening and diagnostic support
  • Cancer treatment

Location:

5th Avenue building, off 5th avenue, Ngong road, Nairobi, Kenya

LinkedIn Profile:

BHS

Conclusion:

These are the best cancer treatment centers in Kenya. Our cancer care centers are way behind their counterparts in the developed world. We are behind in the latest technology usage because of the cost factor and personnel training. Otherwise, Kenya has the best cancer treatment facilities in East and Central Africa.

Thanks for your visit.

Steve Wanjie

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