Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN), Imo State chapter, has called on government at all levels and other stakeholders to intensify efforts at reducing the rate of cancer cases in the country.
11 Dec 2018
Her first job after her graduation and National Youth Service was at the Federal Ministry of Fisheries. But she was exposed to the real world when she went for a course in Philippines. It was there that she learnt about segregation and racism. It was a different world for her. She found out students could…
1 Nov 2018
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…
2 Dec 2017
In the last 30 years, cancer has become the deadliest non-communicable disease responsible for more deaths than HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined.
8 Nov 2017
Medically, Nigeria is the proverbial man in the middle of a large ocean, who flounders around due to the soapy water that discomforts his sight, groping around aimlessly for a cure. This ugly scenario pictures the medical potentials that trifle away in the nation as a result of unbridled medical tourism abroad despite the available…
22 Oct 2017
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.
19 Oct 2017
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.
14 Oct 2017
I had successful treatment and everything done by UCH, Ibadan I didn’t go anywhere. That also brings the point that the country doesn’t know what they have because we have everything to make this country great.
1 Oct 2017
Arabinrin Akeredolu revealed that many victims of the diseases are facing serious financial challenges, reason there is need for support for breast cancer victims, especially because fighting the disease is not easy.
22 Sep 2017
Akinwunmi Ambode and wife of the Ondo State Governor, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, yesterday called for sustained advocacy for cancer, especially at the grassroots level.
25 May 2017
Wife of the Ondo State Governor, Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu yesterday urged government at all levels to make provisions for cancer control, treatment and prevention in their budgets.