The Dorcas Cancer Foundation (TDCF) has deployed a specialised virtual training programme, Pediatric Radiation Oncology (PedROC) Africa, to develop healthcare professionals’ capacity by increasing proficiency and expertise in childhood cancer treatment in sub-Saharan Africa.
Cancer kills no fewer than 78,000 Nigerians and infects 125,000 new persons yearly with breast, prostate, cervical and Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma accounting for approximately half of all cancer cases, recent reports have shown.
1 Dec 2022
Stakeholders in the health sector have called on state governments and private sector players to support current efforts in the treatment of cancer by providing modern equipment at an affordable cost.
14 Feb 2022
Over the past two weeks, the U.S. Embassy helped connect oncology specialists from the United States and Nigeria to help strengthen the capacity of cancer treatment and care in Nigeria.
13 Dec 2021
Over the past two weeks, the United States Embassy has connected oncology specialists from the American nation and Nigeria to strengthen capacity of cancer treatment and care in Nigeria.
8 Feb 2020
Mrs. Christianah Aweke Adekunle, who was diagnosed with CD 20 positive lymphocytic lymphoma, needs N5.2 million for chemotherapy and supportive treatment.
22 Nov 2019
International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM), American Cancer Society (ACS), the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) and the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)
3 Feb 2019
As Monday marks World Cancer Day, medical experts have said patients who present the disease early have high chance of survival.They advised women above 40 years to go for mammogram and ultrasound cancer screening at least once a year, depending on the age of the person and family background.
5 Apr 2017
Clinical trials found that it is safe to regularly infuse brain and lung cancer patients with 800 — 1000 times the daily recommended amount of vitamin C as a potential strategy to improve outcomes of standard cancer treatments.