First-ever breast cancer patient journey study in sub-Saharan Africa
Roche has presented the study design for the first-ever breast cancer patient journey study in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) at the African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer...
Bank offers free breast cancer screening for over 330 women
To mark this year’s breast cancer month, Skye Bank Plc is offering free, all-expense paid breast cancer screening for over 330 women under the aegis of its women focused initiative, Skye Pearl.
Tales from breast cancer survivors
Life went well for Madam Mary Enigbokan until she was diagnosed with breast cancer, then she realized there was more to healthy living.
Fresh onslaught against breast cancer
To mark the Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day, October 13, and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and Pfizer Oncology...
Breast Cancer: Akeredolu’s wife canvasses attitudinal change
Anyanwu-Akeredolu stated this during the ‘Jog for Life’ awareness exercise of the just concluded 20th anniversary of BRECAN and 3rd International Breast Cancer Symposium in Akure, where over 3,000 participants and eight international speakers were in attendance.
Government declares state of emergency on cancer, 102,000 cases recorded
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu promised to partner BRECAN and other bodies to establish a cancer centre in the state to provide essential services on prevention and treatment.
How local plants stop brain, breast cancer growth
Top on the list of local herbs for the treatment of cancers is Nigella sativa (Black caraway or black seed), which contains thymoquinone that induces cell death in brain tumour cells.
Tackling poor care for cancer patients
Chief Executive Officer of C.O.P.E breast cancer awareness centre, Ebunola Anozie, has decried the poor state of cancer treatment in Nigeria, adding that about one-third of deaths from cancer are due to poor behavioural and dietary risk.
Nigeria has the highest cancer death rate in Africa, says Okoye
BWS started in 2008, with focus on breast cancer, because breast cancer is the most common cancer in Nigeria, accounting for one out of four cancers, with 70 per cent mortality rate.