Stakeholders, yesterday, in Lagos, were worried over the growing cases of prostate cancer in Nigeria, insisting that drastic efforts are needed on early detention and prevention.
In Nigeria, Prostate cancer has affected more than 40 per cent of the men in the age group of 40 and above. An increasing number of deaths on account of prostate cancer are noted mainly because of unawareness, lack of timely treatment and lack of medical infrastructure.
Every 10 centimetres (four inches) on a man's waist increases his risk of dying from prostate cancer by seven percent, according to a new study on Thursday -- the largest ever conducted on a possible link between obesity and the disease.
Prostate cancer is a malignant growth found in the prostate, a small, walnut-shaped organ located near the bladder in men. According to Dr Craig Rogers of Henry Ford Health System, one in eight men will get Prostate cancer. If discovered early, prostate cancer is treatable. Here are the basics you need to know concerning prostate…
Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Ogonnaya Onu, yesterday, in Abuja, said Nigeria has made over 90 per cent success in development of herbal cures for prostate and breast cancers.
Prostate cancer is a worldwide concern typical in males but there are great vegetables for a healthy prostate to limit the risk of prostate cancer. Prostate cancer occurs in the prostate gland and can grow at a slow pace, or it can rapidly grow that it spreads to the surrounding area. Prostate cancer has various…
25 Nov 2021
More researches have found that consuming lots of red or processed meat may raise chance of a stroke — but regularly cooking with olive oil lowers the risk.
20 Jun 2021
Cancer is a disease caused when cells divide uncontrollably and spread into surrounding tissues. It also refers to any large number of diseases characterised by the development of abnormal cells that divide uncontrollably and also have the ability to infiltrate and destroy normal body tissue, which can spread throughout the body. Cancer is the second…
17 Mar 2021
Rotary International, District 9110, has hosted a community prostate cancer screening project targeted at 200 men from age 40 and above.
2 Mar 2021
The Rotary Club of Eko Atlantic, in collaboration with Ishk Tolaram Foundation, has donated N10 million to support the prostate cancer hospital being constructed at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital in Ogun State.
6 Nov 2020
The Control Cancer Initiative Nigeria (CCIN), a non-governmental organisation, is set to screen 200 high-risk men for Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) as part of activities to mark the ‘Movember’ Male Cancer Awareness Campaign.
16 Jul 2020
Prostate cancer has been convincingly linked to the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) for the first time.