Thursday, 1st June 2023

Breast cancer

3 days ago
To improve access to quality healthcare for breast cancer patients in Nigeria, Pfizer has installed a telemedicine centre at the National Hospital, Abuja.
23 Mar
A new research published, yesterday, in The Guardian of United Kingdom (UK) confirmed that all types of hormonal contraceptives carry a small increased risk of breast cancer.
27 Jan
The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN), Lagos State Unit, has carried out enlightment programme on cancer prevention and treatment for Muslim women. During the programme, a team of medical experts enlightened participants on early cancer detection, management and treatment.
28 Nov 2022
Breast cancer is currently the most frequently diagnosed cancer in Nigeria, and globally it is the world’s most prevalent cancer.
9 Oct 2022
In 2019, Beyoncé's father Mathew Knowles, started noticing blood stains on his T-shirt. He had a bloody discharge from his nipples, and an ultrasound scan of the breast (a mammogram) later showed he had stage 1A breast cancer. He eventually had the affected breast tissue removed successfully. Mr Knowles's case improved coverage of breast cancer…
4 Oct 2022
Adron Homes and Properties, a leading player in the real estate industry, flagged her yearly breast cancer awareness campaign, with the theme: “Recognise, Educate and Inspire as We Rise Together." According to the World Health Organisation, 2.3 million women worldwide got diagnosed with breast cancer in 2020, while 685,000 people died from the disease worldwide…
19 Aug 2022
A Nutrition Manager with the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Kano Field Office, Elhaji Diop, says maternal breastfeeding decreases risk of breast cancer.
14 Aug 2022
Most women discover breast lumps by themselves, but you don’t need to wait for a lump to develop before you learn how to self-examine your breast at home. Most lumps are benign, and detecting them early would help you better manage them.  Self-examination of the breast enables you to monitor your breast health and detect…
15 Jul 2022
Hello Doc, I found a lump. Often times one of the signs start off with a lump, however, not all lumps are indicative of breast cancer. The discovery of a significant finding in the human body can be quite startling and unnerving. This is especially so as quite often, we are quick to equate a…
14 Jul 2022
World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that preventing and treating breast cancer remain a pressing public wellness issue in Sub-Saharan Africa.
9 Jun 2022
Universal health coverage means that all people have access to the health services they need, when and where they need them, without financial hardship. It includes the full range of essential health services,
24 Mar 2022
According to a report published, yesterday, by Daily Mail UK Online, the prototype contains small ultrasound sensors that scan the breasts and reveals the location of any tumour.


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