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12 May 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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…
22 Mar 2021
The scientist behind the first widely used coronavirus vaccine says the technology behind it will soon be used to fight cancer. Ozlem Tureci, who co-founded the German company BioNTech with her husband, was working on a way to harness the body's immune system to tackle tumours when they learned last year of an unknown virus…
9 Feb 2021
The Commonwealth Medical Association (CMA) has decried the rising cases of cancer in the Commonwealth of Nations, calling on governments to integrate cancer prevention and treatment services within their frameworks for Universal Health Coverage (UHC).
6 Feb 2021
Predictably, the situation is getting worse. In the past years, the government showed some commitment in making more cancer screening and treatment facilities available.
4 Feb 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic is having a "catastrophic" impact on cancer treatment, the World Health Organization's European branch warned on Thursday, with cancer services disrupted in a third of countries in the region.
4 Feb 2021
As nations mark World Cancer Day today, there are concerns that COVID-19 has further reduced the chances of survival of cancer patients.
13 Jan 2021
Resident of Rivers State and other states in the Niger Delta Region have in the last five years complained of persistent soot, dropping and covering everywhere.
7 Jan 2021
Fifteen-year-old girl, Blessing Ihejirika, daughter of Staff Sergeant, Innocent Ihejirika, who is currently on the frontlines to keep Yobe State safe from insurgents, is critically ill and needs N20 million to survive.
Breast cancer
17 Dec 2020
As cancer burden continues to increase globally, studies have shown that shortage of health professionals, lack of screening centres, poor diagnostic technique and funding among others, are fuelling the ailment especially
10 Dec 2020
A Professor of Biochemistry, Redeemer’s University Nigeria, Bamidele Salau, has said that over 10 types of cancers have been established to have strong links with sugar consumption.

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