Allan and Kathy Kiuna

Bishop Allan Kiuna has revealed that last year he was battling cancer adding that his heart goes out to all the families affected by cancer.

‘Am so grateful to God for having seen me through a difficult battle with cancer last year.

My heart goes out to families of of all those who have cancer.

His admission comes a day after Bomet governor Joyce Laboso succumbed to cancer at the Nairobi Hospital.

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The country is also mourning the death of Kibra member of parliament Ken Okoth and Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore.

Allan Kiuna


In an article dubbed ‘My journey with Prostrate Cancer’ Kisumu governor Nyongo narrated how his cancer diagnosis came about adding that receiving the news was not easy.

In June, last year (2010), although I was not due for my annual medical examination until July 29 that year.

I decided to have the check-up a month in advance, as I was not comfortable with the constant rise of the PSA.’

Anyang Nyongo and his wife

Nyongo added

The result of the medical exam revealed that the PSA was still rising; hence possibilities of cancer could no longer be ruled out.

The doctor ordered a biopsy, which revealed prostate cancer that was rather aggressive in its progression.

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