​Medical oncology

The physicians in this section specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer including the use of the use of chemotherapy, hormone therapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy to provide precision and personalized treatment of malignant diseases.​

For more information, please contact 
Medical oncology clinic
Telephone: +254 (0) 111 011 888 /+254 (0) 730 011 888​​



​Me​et our specialists

Professor Mansoor Saleh
Chair Department of Haematology-oncology and Consultant Medical Oncologist at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi




Qualifications:
  • M.D., University of Heidelberg, West Germany (1980)
  • Doctoral Research - Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Department of Biophysics and Biochemistry, Heidelberg, West Germany (1980)
  • Residency in Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan (1983)
  • Clinical/Research Fellow, Division of Haematology/Oncology, University of Alabama at Birmingham (1986)
  • Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Scientist, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham / Professor of Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Director of the Phase I Program within the Clinical Center for Translational Science, serving the institution as a whole
Area of Interest
  • Clinical Research in Targeted Therapy of Cancer
Professional Association
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) - Member
  • American Society of Hematology (ASH) - Member
  • American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) - Member
  • American Medical Association (AMA) - Member​
 
Dr Asim Jamal
Consultant Medical Oncologist at Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi







Qualifications:
  • MBBS, (University of Karachi, Sindh Medical College) (1992)
  • FCPS, Internal Medicine (Fellow College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan) (2003)
  • FCPS, Medical Oncology (2009)
  • FRCP, (Edin) (2018)
​Areas of interest
  • General Medical Oncology
  • Oncology Research
​Professional associations
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • European Society of Medical Oncology
  • Pakistan Society of Oncology
  • Kenya Society of Haematology and Oncology
Dr Asim is also an Associate Professor of Medical Oncology at Aga Khan University in Nairobi. Read more about him HERE

Dr Sitna Mwanzi
Consultant Medical Oncologist at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi​







Qualifications:
  • MBChB (UoN) (2004)
  • MMed (AKU) (2009)
  • SCE Oncology (RCP UK) (2013)
  • MSc Oncology(Ulm University, Germany) (2017)
  • FRCP (Edin) (2018)
​Areas of interest
  • Breast cancer
  • Eradication of cervical cancer
  • Chronic myeloid leukaemia
​Professional associations
  • Kenya Society of Haematology and Oncology - Chair
  • American Society of Medical Oncology
  • European Society of Medical Oncology
  • Kenya Physician Association
  • Kenya Medical Association

Dr Sitna is also a Senior Instructor of Medical Oncology at Aga Khan University in Nairobi. Read more about her HERE

Dr Manel Haj Mansour 
Consultant Medical Oncologist at Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi







Dr Haj is a Full Time Faculty and consultant Medical Oncologist in the Department of Haematology oncology. Dr Haj got her Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology Training from Tunisia, obtaining an MD and Higher Diploma in Medical Oncology from University of medicine of Tunis. 

She has also received part of training at the Gustave Roussy Institute of cancer treatment in Paris, France.  She has previously worked as consultant medical oncologist and lecturer at  Abderrahmen University Hospital, Tunisia and at Texas cancer center in Nairobi.  

Dr Haj has special interest in Gynecological and Genitourinary cancers, she is a member of American (ASCO), European (ESMO) and Tunisian societies (STMO) of medical oncology and also of the Kenya society of hematology and oncology (KESHO).