End of treatment photo: A rare moment at of Nkosana standing still.
I had been working in Botswana for a little over two months when I learned of a three year old boy named Nkosana. When I met Nkosana’s mother, she told me he had been sick for almost a year and had developed a large tumor on the left side of his face. Six months after she first recognized the changes in his left eye, Nkosana was referred to an eye surgeon who removed his eye. Delayed recognition and referral of cancer is common in resource-limited settings, meaning children often present with more extensive cancer. Full Entry