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26 Jan
A single bout of exercise has been shown to elevate anti-cancer proteins called myokines in people with advanced prostate cancer, to levels, which can significantly suppress tumour growth.
15 Jan
Veteran Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson has debunked  rumours of having cancer , expressing  gratitude to fans for their calls and prayers over the worrisome news. {ad} The renowned actress, who took to her Instagram page on Sunday in a video clip to clarify  the rumours of her having cancer, said she only spoke of having…
4 Dec
Harm reduction has been described as a powerful public health tool that is capable of reducing cancer cases by 30 per cent in Africa. A renowned Oncologist and Professor of Surgery at the Cancer Institute in Senegal, Prof. Abdoul Kassé..
1 Dec
Eating a plant-based diet rich in vegetables, whole grains, nuts and legumes can reduce the risk of bowel cancer in men by more than a fifth, according to research.
25 Nov
Foremost health service provider in Nigeria, STEPCHO NIGERIA LTD has liased with BEBIG Medical, one of the world’s leading radiotherapy manufacturing companies in Germany to make cancer treatments more accessible in Nigeria. The new BEBIG LINAC machine is used to generate beam radiation treatments for cancer patients using high-energy x-rays to destroy the cancer tumours…
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14 Nov
As Nigerians join the rest of the world today, to observe World Diabetes Day (WDD), the Endocrinology and Metabolism Society of Nigeria (EMSON) has warned that over 10 million Nigerians are living with the disease...
30 Oct
As the awareness month for breast cancer draws to an end, the need to continue educating people about the ailment and how to ‘close the care gap’ in line with the theme for the year 2022, cannot be over stated.
20 Oct
The Radiographers Registration Board of Nigeria (RRBN) said that the country has less than 100 trained radiation therapists to diagnose and treat cancer. This just has the Global Cancer Observatory disclosed that Nigeria has one the highest cancer mortality rates across the World with approximately four out of five cases resulting in death. RRBN registrar…
16 Oct
Beetroot is notoriously known for its pinkish-red colour that would make a sweet tooth drool. Beetroot can be an assortment in many dishes, like salads and soups. One of the best ways to get all the goodies that beetroot offers are to consume it fresh, which means keeping it away from heat because heat destroys…
10 Oct
The centre, situated within Asi Ukpo Hospitals, is known as Asi Ukpo Comprehensive Cancer Centre. It also has Asi Ukpo Cancer Assistant Foundation put in place by the family of the late Brig
9 Oct
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…
29 Sep
A report by The Lancet Oncology Commission on the challenge of cancer in sub-Saharan Africa has revealed that Nigeria lost $5.9 billion in 2019 through cancer-related deaths.

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