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18 Aug
Comedian Sean Lock, best known for panel shows 8 Out Of 10 Cats and 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown, has died aged 58, his agent has said. A statement from his agent Off The Kerb Productions said Lock, also known for starring in the sitcom 15 Storeys High, died from cancer. It said:…
16 Jul
*Says non-specialist doctors compound cases through the wrong approach to treatment Consultant, Clinical Oncologist/ Lecturer, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Dr. Omolola Salako, has lamented that the country high rate of cancer fatality is due to the fact that patients are not presented to specialists on time for treatment.   She said 80 per…
11 Jul
Veteran Nigerian singer and actor Sound Sultan has died after losing battle with cancer. He was 44 years-old. The singer passed away Sunday, July 11, 2021, his family announced in a statement. "IT IS WITH HEAVY HEARTS THAT WE ANNOUNCE THE PASSING OF MULTITALENTED VETERAN SINGER, RAPPER, SONGWRITER OLANREWAJU FASASI A.K.A SOUNDSULTAN," the statement said…
3 Jul
Consultant, Clinical Oncologist and Lecturer, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Dr. Omolola Salako, will deliver a keynote at the Ellen Adeyinka Anjorin Cancer Foundation
22 Jun
A Facebook post claims that turmeric mixed with milk can treat and cure a number of ailments. The turmeric plant is part of the ginger family. Its underground stems are orange-yellow, have a peppery aroma and are used to make the spice turmeric. Asthma and cancer are among the diseases the post claims this mixture can cure. Is this…
17 Jun
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned of soaring e-waste, which affects the health of millions of children, increasing risk of chronic ailments such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases,....
11 Jun
Breast and cervical cancers are the most common causes of female cancer-related mortality in Nigeria today. Early detection and treatment significantly decreases cancer mortality rates and the First Ladies against Cancer...
16 May
Nigeria may be losing $1b yearly to the consumption of aflatoxin-contaminated foods, which result in diseases such as liver cancer and stunted growth, among other diseases
13 May
As part of efforts to facilitate improvements in healthcare delivery in Nigeria, enhance foreign exchange conservation and reduce medical tourism, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)
12 May
Nigerian singer Sound Sultan has been diagnosed with throat cancer according to reports making rounds in the media. According to a report by Sahara Reporters on Wednesday, Sound Sultan, 44, is undergoing chemotherapy in a hospital in the United States of America. This report is yet to be confirmed by Guardian Life. A social media…
9 Apr
The high number of Nigerians being daily afflicted with, and dying of cancer is very worrisome, particularly for a terminal disease that can otherwise be better controlled.
24 Mar
B.J. Thomas has been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. The Grammy-winner, 78, revealed his diagnosis in a statement released on Tuesday. I just wanted to take this unique opportunity to share my gratitude to Gloria, my wonderful wife, and my rock for over 53 years, my family, friends, and fans. I'm so blessed to…

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