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12 Nov
I was talking to a fellow physician a few days ago that had recently treated a 70-year-old woman with cervical cancer.
7 Nov
In line with the commemoration of Cancer Awareness Month, Lakeshore Cancer Centre, in collaboration with Sterling Bank through its one-woman programme, recently organised free cancer screening
4 Nov
The Federal Ministry of Health has applauded the Medicaid Cancer Foundation for the training of health professionals in the management of cancer.
17 Oct
APPROXIMATELY 72,000 deaths are recorded in Nigeria yearly due to cancer. It is estimated that there are up to 102, 000 new cases of cancer yearly, with breast and cervical cancers being the two most common types, and accounting for approximately 50 per cent of all cases. Given this large number of women coming down…
15 Oct
The Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Cross River chapter, on Friday urged States Government to provide mammogram machines in their health facilities for cancer treatment.
13 Oct
Manebody Cosmetics Limited has donated 100 sugar soap bars to breast cancer survivors, who suffered skin issues after chemotherapy.
11 Oct
Granville Adams, the actor best known for his role as Zahir Arif in HBO's Oz has died at the age of 58 years old. He lost his battle with cancer according to a report by Variety. Oz showrunner and executive producer Tom Fontana shared the news on Instagram on Sunday, writing: "Goodnight, sweet prince/and flights…
7 Oct
As part of efforts to celebrate Patients in Focus Week and Cancer Awareness Month, Pfizer has reiterated its commitment to churning out breakthroughs that change patients’ lives.
15 Sep
Researchers from Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan have said horse milk is beneficial in treating inflammatory diseases, tuberculosis, blood pressure, and even certain types of cancer.
14 Sep
Nearly one year after Jeff Bridges revealed that he was diagnosed with lymphoma, the actor has shared the exciting news that his cancer is in remission. Bridges, 71, also gave fans an update about how he's feeling after suffering from long-haul COVID-19 symptoms. On a blog post on Monday, he wrote: "Lots has gone down…
12 Sep
The Nigerian music space as well as lovers of Nigerian music were shocked when the news that the legendary Sound Sultan had died from lung cancer. Those who are close to him confessed that he was one of the few artistes that lived healthily, didn’t smoke, neither did he drink. So it came as a…
9 Sep
Recent studies have found that oral administration of palm oil tree extracts could be used to reverse damage caused by crude oil contamination of food products and water, and help to slow ageing and raise anti-tumour immune responses against breast cancer cells.

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