Betty Akeredolu seeks government’s, societal support for breast cancer patients
Wife of Ondo State governor, Mrs. Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu, has called on states, federal government and the society to stop the stigmatisation of breast cancer patients, but rather show them support. Akeredolu, who is the founder of Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN), led a walk to create awareness of breast cancer among women in…
Beauty, household products cause breast cancer
Researchers say parabens and other chemicals found in common cosmetic products may negatively impact a woman’s hormone levels, increasing the risk for certain diseases. As people go about their daily lives, they are exposed to many different chemicals that could have negative effects on their hormones. These hormonal changes have been linked to several adverse…
Four Ways To Outsmart Breast Cancer
It is easier for women with certain risk factors are more likely than others to develop breast cancer. However, by making certain lifestyle changes, staying up to dates with tests and taking immediate action if you feel a lump in your breast, you can improve your odds against the disease. Stop smoking Cigarette smoke…
Eating dinner before 9pm could cut risk of developing breast, prostate cancer by 20%
Eating dinner before 9pm could cut people’s risk of breast and prostate cancer by a fifth.Sitting down to an evening meal at least two hours before going to bed reduces the chances of getting both cancers, a study of more than 4,000 people suggests.
More Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemo - Gene Test
The majority of women with a common form of breast cancer may be able to skip chemotherapy after surgery, based on their score on a genetic test, researchers said Sunday. As many as 65,000 women in the United States alone could be impacted by the study, described as the largest breast cancer trial to date,…
Cancer should do to survive
Women with breast cancer will be told to limit themselves to two glasses of wine a week and take regular exercise, if draft guidelines go ahead.They will be encouraged to lose weight - if necessary - so they are within the ‘normal’ range for their height.
Mother, 44, cured of deadly breast cancer with cannabis oil
*Immunotherapy eliminates tumours in mice *Blocking vitamin B-2 stops growth in humans A mother-of-two claims she has cured her aggressive breast cancer by taking one drop of cannabis oil every day.Dee Mani, 44, refused chemotherapy when she was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer - deemed the deadliest form - and instead opted to try…
Why fish-derived omega-3 is best for preventing breast cancer
When it comes to breast cancer prevention, studies have shown that increasing the intake of omega-3 fatty acids can help. New research, however, indicates that certain types of omega-3 may be more effective than others. Scientists at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, have revealed that omega-3 fatty acids derived from fish oil may…
COPE adopts Wall of Fame to reduce breast cancer mortality
In furtherance of its objective of reducing breast cancer mortality rate in Nigeria, the Care Organisation Public Enlightenment (COPE), has launched the Breast Cancer Awareness Network Wall of Fame.
Harmful traditional practices, beliefs worsen breast cancer scourge
Widespread harmful traditional practices and beliefs have been identified as the main factors that encourage the spread and worsening cases of breast cancer in the country.