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Patients over politics: Sudanese breast cancer clinic that beat sanctions

Khartoum clinic has persuaded US to lift ban on medical equipment – but many other challenges remain For many women living in Sudan, breast cancer means certain death. Treatment is too expensive or they simply feel too embarrassed to seek help. But until recently, yet another obstacle was seriously hampering efforts to cut breast cancer deaths in Sudan. Since the early 1990s, the country has been on the US blacklist for state sponsors of terrorism – imposed for human rights violations and for harbouring Osama Bin Laden.
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