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7 Sep
Mock The Week star Phil Jerrod has died at the age of 42 from a rare cancer, as fellow comics paid tribute to the 'kind and talented' star. The stand-up comic passed away on Saturday with his wife, Beck, by his side, according to a statement from his agent. It is not known how long…
6 Sep
Sarah Harding has died aged 39 after being diagnosed with breast cancer. The news was confirmed by Harding’s mother Marie in a post on Instagram. The Girls Aloud star was diagnosed with breast cancer last year and shared the news with fans in August, at which point the disease had spread to other parts of…
26 Aug
Michael Nader, best known for his roles as Dex Dexter on the original Dynasty and Dimitri Marick on All My Children has died at the age of 76. The star's wife Jodi Lister confirmed the news on social media he had tragically died on Monday, just 10 days after receiving a shock cancer diagnosis. It…
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 2021
*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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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)

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