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Kenyan Men With Breast Cancer Fight Disease, Stigma

For a long time, Kenyan men fighting breast cancer have hidden their condition, embarrassed they are fighting a disease associated with women. Now, some doctors and patients are coming out and talking about the disease, in hopes of reducing the stigma. Samuel Wachira is seated on a bench at the Kenyatta National Hospital's Oncology department. He is waiting for a file that belongs to his 78-year-old father, who is receiving chemotherapy.   His father, James Njuguna, started...

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