​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) 20 3661237


​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 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