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23 Mar 2018
Obesity could overtake smoking as the chief avoidable cause of cancer-related deaths, the world's largest independent funder of cancer research said Friday.
23 Mar 2018
After her Ph.D programme at the University of Oxford, fully sponsored by Prophet TB Joshua at a cost of approximately N50 million, Miss Yinka Oduwole, a first-class graduate of the University of Lagos, is now set to contribute toward finding a cure for cancer. This is because with her graduation on 16 September 2017 and…
16 Mar 2018
The recent advertisement on obesity by the UK Cancer Research Institute as the second leading preventable cause of cancer after smoking sparked a conversation the implications of the announcement. While it was criticised by some as a subtle act of body shaming, this article will focus on the message they have passed across. Obesity is…
15 Mar 2018
Everywhere, the ravaging scourge of cancer is striking terror in the hearts of all us. The afflictions are rising by the day, and so are deaths as inexorable accompaniment of the dreaded disease. When there is an announcement of a death arising from an attack of cancer, the question on the lips of most people…
15 Mar 2018
Medical experts have identified healthy lifestyle and regular screening as germane to cancer prevention and treatment. THE Chief Executive Officer, Lakeshore Cancer Center, Prof. Chumy Nwogu said that screening ensure early detection, which would save the patient’s life. Nwogu represented by the Head of Strategy, Development and Outreach, Lakeshore Cancer Care (LCC), Dr. Oge Ilugbene,during…
12 Mar 2018
Men prone to binge-watching their favorite TV shows may want to take note of the results of a new study. It revealed that such behavior could increase their risk of colorectal cancer. Researchers found that men who watched TV for more than four hours per day were likelier to develop colorectal cancer over six years…
9 Mar 2018
No one expected the four young women to live much longer. They had an extremely rare, aggressive and fatal form of ovarian cancer. There was no standard treatment. The women, strangers to one another living in different countries, asked their doctors to try new immunotherapy drugs that had revolutionised treatment of cancer. At first, they…
8 Mar 2018
According to a study on Japanese adults, higher levels of Vitamin D in the blood may be linked to a lower risk of developing certain cancers. Prior to these findings, it was assumed that Vitamin D has protective effects against cancers in many parts of the body. Vitamin D is made by the skin in response…
19 Feb 2018
Eating processed food significantly raises the risk of cancer, experts have warned. They said the disease was claiming more lives because of the popularity of ready meals, sugary cereals and fizzy drinks. The products put middle-aged women in particular danger from breast cancer, according to a study in the British Medical Journal. “Ultra-processed” food –…
16 Feb 2018
February 4 every year is World Cancer Day, a day set aside for governments, organisations and individuals around the world to unite and raise awareness about cancer; and work to make it a global health priority. It unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer and is commemorated globally by millions of people. The non-communicable…
10 Feb 2018
It is the world’s leading cause of death, but about one in three cases can be prevented, according to the World Health Organization. There’s no magic pill to keep you from getting cancer, but you can do some things to improve your odds. Drop the weight If you are overweight, those extra pounds drive up…
10 Feb 2018
Cancer Survivor and life coach Eden Onwuka shocked many when she revealed her ordeal with the dreadful disease few weeks ago. On January 7th 2017 , Eden was diiagnosed with cancer and for eleven months she went through intense treatment while also still trying to keep up with her daily activity. In her gripping memoir,…

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