City tycoon and cancer warrior Chris Kirubi has made a passionate appeal to Kenyans to go for cancer screening early enough to increase their chances of beating the disease.
According to the prominent businessman, cancer is curable if detected in its early stages
“I would like to appeal to our people to go check their status, you need to go to check your status… Cancer is not devastating if it’s discovered early. We need to make sure that if you have a cancer attack, it is discovered in the first or second stage. By that time it is possible to cure it,” he said.
Noting that a cancer diagnosis can be very devastating for the person who is receiving the news, Kirubi said waiting to get tested gives doctors a hard time in coming up with an effective treatment plan.
“Do not allow cancer to get to the third, fourth stage because it becomes very difficult for doctors to cure us. I would like all our members to survive and that’s why I’m appealing, as one of the victims, to you to make sure that you do not have to undergo a major cancer attack,” said Kirubi in a video shared by Capital FM on Youtube.
The billionaire entrepreneur and industrialist further noted that he is proof cancer can be cured and therefore, he should serve as a reminder and an example of cancer success stories.
“I would like you to think of me, to see me as a reminder that cancer can be cured and I want you to believe in it by taking care of it. I believe the doctors are available in the rural areas and you just have to make an effort to check your blood. Ask the doctor to profile your blood for cancer cells,” said Kirubi.
Adding: “If you do that, you will live for a long time.”
Hear more from the horse’s mouth in the video below.